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By Vicki Sternfeld-Rossi
The Times 

How to Train Your Garden (more challenging than a Dragon)


September 7, 2023

Each spring, I learn a bit more about what and where to plant and what and where not to. This year was no different, a continuation of lessons.

This April, before he left for Europe, Daniel built a PVC trellis in one of the raised beds to train cucumbers and tomatoes to grow vertically instead of spreading all over the ground. This way, Mugsy won’t be able to pee on them, and clumsy me won’t slip on mushy vegetables. As usual, timing was not on our side.

The day before I left to meet Daniel in Europe, the lemon cucumbers were only about three or four inches tall and growing slowly, an...

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