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How we Make Lobster Compost

The story behind how we make Quoddy Lobster Compost at Coast of Maine is truly fascinating! We don’t know of any other compost produced with such high quality residuals and careful attention to the composting process. In this article, I share our special recipe and teach you a little about the steps for making great […]
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Tomato time!

Last week I was finally able to find the time to plant the tomatoes! I had started them from seed indoors under plant lights in early April. They were seeded in 6-packs and grew quickly…probably because the plant rack is only a few feet away from the toasty woodstove. After 5 weeks I bumped them […]
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What’s old is new again….

Today was the perfect planting day! 60’s and sunny with just enough breeze to keep the pesky black flies away πŸ™‚ With so many gardening projects ahead of me, I was out of the door early and on a mission. First on my list was to plant the potatoes. We had a fairly good harvest […]
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November in the Garden

One last vegetable garden task remains. Thanksgiving is a just a few days away and while our late Fall weather has been relatively mild, we’ve still had some nights where the thermometer has dipped slightly below freezing. Which is completely survivable….if you’re a carrot πŸ™‚ I usually wait to harvest the bulk of the carrot […]

September in the Garden

There is something going on with my tomatoes this year. I’ve babied them right from the start making sure they had adequate organic compost and calcium (Quoddy Lobster Compost and pulverized eggshells) in their planting holes, fertilizing them on a regular basis (Lobster & Kelp fertilizer), and making sure they were given at least an […]
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