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Iceplant (thin leaves/hairy stem) and Cactus & Succulent garden
My brother gave us this Iceplant. I don’t know what kind of Iceplant it is though… Anyone know?
Artichoke - Green Globe Improved - 2008 Showing True Leaves and Herb garden
When I was reading about growing artichokes there were several writers who said that suckers/shoots would come off older plants and these would be better for flowers (the actual chokes). I had the usual ignorant response: Uh, ok… What I didn’t realize until I saw it today is that, l...Sunny 22°C / 72°F
Shallot - "Gourmet French" and Raised Bed 2 garden
Shallot seeds sprout and generate one shoot/leaf, but with sets you get a whole bunch of shoots coming up. See the photo. Seeds however, only produce one bulb in the fall, which can be used as a set the next spring. Which begs the question of whether the number of green shoots from a set is an...Sunny 22°C / 72°F
Hmm, no rosemary seedlings yet. Does it really take that long till the seedlings emerge? I wonder whether I should start a 2nd attempt… Unfortunately my package doesn’t say anything about how long it usually takes.Partly Sunny 19°C / 66°F
Front Arc garden
I have a large area (20′ × 15′) area of Bermuda Grass I’d like to remove to start beds in however everything I have read basically states once Bermuda always Bermuda due to the depth of the stolons (12" or greater) and the lateral nature of its growth. I am not interes...24°C / 75°F
With the recent span of rainy days (isn’t it supposed to be sunny?) coupled with really humid conditions, I suspect that my soil has been infected with some random patches of fungus. It’s happening below my pots too. White stuff. I’ve sprayed commercial white oil on it (label sa...Overcast 27°C / 81°F
Asparagus Purchased and Asparagus Bed garden
What should I do about small, thin spears…is it too early for harvest?Cloudy 20°C / 68°F
Rose- Hybrid Tea 'Blue Girl'
I am starting to wonder if this rose really is blue girl like the tag said. The buds just look much pinker then I thought they would be. Still pretty. Will have to wait and see what they look like open….Overcast 20°C / 68°F
Eggplant Black Beauty Showing True Leaves and Potted garden
Even the ones I had labeled. The cells labeled New Ace Green Pepper and Black Cherry Tomato appear to be eggplants?, I’m assuming the Black Beauties, as the Pingtungs are still quite small. Anyway, any thoughts?21°C / 69°F
I am thinking it’s some type of cordyline but I can’t be certain. I found it in the backyard.22°C / 72°F
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