Seed Swaps

Gardening Journals

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    11 Sep 2015
    My first ever pomegranate harvest!! :D

    Pear 'Keiffer' Harvesting, Pomegranate 'Salavatski' (house side) Harvesting, Zinnia 'Pr...

    Overcast 19°C / 66°F
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    04 Oct 2015
    Why couldn’t today be “Bloom day”? Oh, Why couldn’t today be “Bloom day”? I have so many plants in flower on the balcony that I would love it to be “Bloom day”! I’ve updated my Milestones with ...

    Six Hanging baskets 2 (Yellow) Blooming, Six hanging baskets (Salmon Pink) Blooming, Si...

    Rainy 16°C / 61°F
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    04 Oct 2015
    On the plan for this week: • Chicken broth made with a mirepoix from garden vegetables (carrots, celery, onions) • Apples sauce from seconds from the farmers market • Jalapeno (grown at home)-pear (farmers market) jelly (probably this year’s...

    Overcast 13°C / 55°F
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    04 Oct 2015
    When my Purple Heart roots in water, is it ok to transplant to soil? Thanks for your help.

    Purple Heart Transplanted and TBD garden

    Sunny 24°C / 75°F
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    05 Oct 2015
    My tomatoes are pretty much done. I picked all the ripe ones and selected a few green ones from each plant to ripen in the house. Squash is done too. I left the peppers; they are still doing well in the cooler temps. Herbs are all doing well, ...

    Lisa's Joliet garden

    Overcast 16°C / 61°F
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    05 Oct 2015
    The Romaine lettuce and Napa cabbage sprouted in less than 2 days and the rest (with the exception of the cauliflower which showed its first sprout today) started sprouting within 3 days. I’ve been thinning to 2-3 sprouts per cell to preven...

    Broccoli 'Aspabroc' Sprouting, Broccoli 'Arcadia' Sprouting, Broccoli 'DiCicco' Sprouti...

    Overcast 19°C / 66°F
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    29 Sep 2015
    Tonight’s harvest: Sweet potatoes! Not a terribly impressive harvest from this plant, so I’m going to hold off on harvesting our other sweet potato plants for a few more weeks. In the process of digging these potatoes, I disturbed thre...

    Sweet Potato 'Carolina Bunch' Harvesting

    Overcast 19°C / 66°F
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    28 Sep 2015
    Today in the garden: Harvesting a ton of bell peppers and the first few pineapple guavas, and admiring our cardinal vines and less-flashy-but-bumblebee-attracting garlic chive blooms.

    Cardinal Vine Flowering, Pineapple Guava Harvesting, Bell Pepper 'Kaala' Harvesting, Be...

    Overcast 19°C / 66°F
  • 06 Oct 2015
    After my doubts of yesterday morning, in the afternoon I went to water and to my surprise there was 4 radish up and 2 sweet corn, of course being so excited I had to call my children out to see what their hard work of moving the soil had led to. I...

    Clear 16°C / 61°F