Mary's Veggie Garden

January 1, 2016

Maryiesveggiegarden blog: 2015 in review

Filed under: Vegetables — marysveggiegarden @ 9:00 am

WordPress.com  generates annual reports for the blogs they host. Here are a couple of excerpts from my report.

This blog was viewed about 15,000 times in 2015.

The most popular posts are:

Some of my traffic comes from the Harvest Monday link-up but most is the result of searches and many of those searches end at the five most popular posts. The article on growing sweet potato slips was posted in 2011 and has been the most popular post ever since with over 9,000 views.

I can practically tell the season of the year by the searches used to reach my blog; in spring gardeners want to know about planting, in the summer and fall it’s harvest and in the winter gardeners are shopping for seeds and searching for information to compare different varieties. This is what people looked at on 12/30/2015:

Title Views
Home page / Archives 14
Growing Sweet Potatoes: How to start your own slips 4
Why are My Cucumbers Yellow? 3
Onions Compared: Copra vs. Patterson 3
Shelling Peas Compared: Green Arrow, Thomas Laxton, Little Marvel 3
Purple Sweet Potato Hummus 2
Sugarsnax vs. Yaya Carrots or Why I won’t grow Sugarsnax Again 2
Sweet Potatoes: Which end up? 2
Sugar Snap Peas: Rest In Peace 2
A Pole Bean Teepee 1

Right now people are thinking about last years gardens while planning their 2016 gardens.

Happy New Year to all! May your gardens thrive in 2016!

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