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Hi, my name is Kevin Williams and I am owner of Oasis Newsfeatures and editor of The Amish Cook newspaper column.

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  1. Theresa

    My garden looks about the same. I have it mulched 6 inches deep with straw & I’m letting the weeds grow also to conserve moisture. I use a drip[ irrigation system with milk jugs. I poke 3-4 holes in the bottom of the jug & fill them with water put the cap back on & set them by the plants. the water goes right into the ground instead of running off the ground.

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  2. Charlotte

    Drought not too bad here in La. June and most of July were totally dry (rice krispie lawn!) but we had 4 inches of rain last week – farmers were happy! August and Sept. are usually our driest months. Wish my small garden was that weed free – can’t keep up with it! Everything is almost gone – still have some tomatoes and summer squash left and the okra will come in next month. Thanks, Kevin, for the pictures – at last, I finally know what a “cattle panel” looks like!!

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  3. Wendy

    Since my “garden” consists of some oregano, sage, and a few potted herbs, it’s doing fine. The weeds are doing great.

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  4. Kentuckylady717

    Wow ! Lovina’s garden is so neat and I did not see a weed at all…..looks like she sure takes care of her weeds…..can not stand to see weeds in people’s yards especially…..this is the neatest garden I think I have ever seen…..

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  5. Lowell

    Lovina’s graden reminds me of the time we had a family reunion at our house in Houghton Lake, Michigan. Two cousins and I went to look at my rather large garden. The younger cousin said, “Look at that garden. There isn’t a weed in it.” My older cousin, in all seriousness, said, “Lowell (that’s me) doesn’t allow weeds in his garden.” Well, I do like a clean garden and I enjoy working in it. Lovina and I would get on famously.

    My garden soil is quite sandy where I live, so I’ve had to water it at least twice a week. Fortunately, we have had about 2 1/2 inches of rain today, which is the first in a few weeks. I doubt that it was in time to save the corn and the soy beans. A very sad year for the farmers.

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