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  • Photo-upload-428376?1429192911
    15 Apr 2015
    Only a fraction of the number of hummingbirds we usually have arrived. I fear many of them were nesting in the Italian Stone Pine when it came down in the tornado last summer. We used to watch them dancing above it in the setting sun. Or, perha...

    Mexican Evening Primrose Blooming, Greenthread Blooming, Prairie Verbena Blooming, Indi...

    Partly Cloudy 21°C / 70°F
  • 16 Apr 2015
    Can somebody clue me in to the magic words to say to get peppers to start from seed? This is my first time trying and they've been cooking in there for anywhere from two to four weeks with no results. New seeds, too. Any advice?

    Sweet pepper 'Doux d'espagne' (?) , Sweet pepper 'Color mix' , Chili pepper 'Jalapeno' ...

    Clear 12°C / 54°F
  • Photo-upload-424222?1425325593
    14 Apr 2015
    My pink Amaryllis 'Misty' is blooming again, and this year it is sending up 2 flower spikes instead of just one. Looks like it appreciates the fertilizer we gave it at the start of Spring. I also have a thornless blackberry in full flower. M...

    Gerbera daisy x2 (5 died) Blooming and Amaryllis 'Misty' Blooming

  • Photo-upload-428240?1429061124
    14 Apr 2015
    I've been cultivating this weed for some time, but it has just started to flower, so it was time to pull it up. It made Thistle's day!

  • Photo-upload-428273?1429110395
    14 Apr 2015
    Daffodils and reticulated irises.

    iris reticulata Blooming, daffodil large cup - Mix Blooming, and daffodil W. P. Milner...

    Sunny 18°C / 64°F
  • Photo-upload-428352?1429178385
    15 Apr 2015
    For April Bloom day I could not decide which picture to use. I did finally decided but here are the rest of them so you may understand. 1. Pandora vine 2. Flame lily 3. First bloom on one of our cucumbers 4. Nasturtium still going b...

    Clear 26°C / 79°F
  • 16 Apr 2015
    Four or five of these sprouted a few days ago.

    Jerusalem Sage Sprouting and Starter Place garden

    Overcast 20°C / 68°F
  • Photo-upload-428593?1429410430
    18 Apr 2015
    These are all taken in the south part of our yard...east to west.

    Partly Cloudy 21°C / 70°F
  • Photo-upload-428601?1429411890
    18 Apr 2015
    Yesterday's forecast was 40% chance of rain, I looked at the sky and thought it looks like rain, maybe it will only rain on the peaks. It didn't, it rained all morning and then slowly cleared until supper time when we got the forecast thunderstorm...

    Hellebore 'Red Lady' , Drumstick primula , and Tulipa pulchella 'Chinese Coral' Blooming

    Mostly Cloudy 13°C / 55°F