Wondering if I should copy my blog over
Since I already have a gardening blog, it seems silly to repost each entry here…. or should I? Hmmmm
Lungwort and Peach Tree - Arctic Supreme
With the slightly warmer days, I am please to note that many plants I had assumed were done for are starting to regrow. Most of the herbs have come back. One Silver-Mound Artemisia is coming back. Once I covered them with bird netting to protect them from the chickens, the Lungwort is reappearing...
18°C / 65°F
Mandarin - Satsuma , Orange - Washington Navel , and Peach Tree - Arctic Supreme Transplanted
I am very, very trusting of Farmer Fred Hoffman. He swore that I should chop my new Arctic Supreme white peach tree off at knee height. “Even though that means there will be no branches or buds?!” I asked. He was sure. I was not, but as he seems to be the garden guru in these parts, I...
Bring on the fall
A week ago we got our first “COLD” night – driving to work it was 38 degrees, and ice covered my windshield. Unusually cold for mid-late October. The chard and peas were planted just a few days before this, and also right before a pounding wind and rain storm. They look a bit be...
October has been interesting for the yard, because it’s put me in a good position to see what I did right and wrong this year. Next year should be better in general, as I’ll be able to start on everything earlier in the season.
The cucumbers did great, except for the massive leafhoppe...
Did great all summer long, into the fall. We had a hard freeze in late 09 – and the hibiscus was NOT happy. For the past two months it has been black and dead looking – hoping it regrows in spring.
13°C / 55°F