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Gardening Journals

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    28 Aug 2015
    but it could take a while!

    Over the Fence garden

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    27 Aug 2015
    The Fuchsias growing on our balcony are doing brilliantly! It’s been several years since I last grew Fuchsias on the balcony & then I had them in the 5 hanging baskets, this time I bought a tray of a dozen small plants from the Society F...

    Fuchsias on balcony railings 2015 Blooming

    Partly Sunny 16°C / 61°F
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    28 Aug 2015
    Our entire season was pushed back by about four weeks – the plants got badly burned at the beginning of the season, and then the high temps delayed ripening a few weeks ago. I’ve barely begun to harvest, and I’m already starting ...

    Tomato 'Weissbehaarte' , Watermelon 'Moon and Stars' , Tomato 'Vorlon' , Tomato 'Uncle ...

    Mostly Cloudy 16°C / 61°F
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    30 Aug 2015
    There’s been plenty of rain recently which has helped everything look luscious. Temperatures have been low, on average, this August, so I think things are slower than usual, but it’s getting there. Very much looking forward to my Canna...

    Outdoor garden

    Rainy 17°C / 63°F
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    30 Aug 2015
    Today, the very last day of August 2015, I harvested some yellow tomatoes from the greenhouse on Gerry’s allotment. On Sunday when we met at church Gerry told me he had picked some already to take home. As I hadn’t been down to the all...

    Yellow Tomatoes in greenhouse Harvesting and Greenhouse 2015 garden

    Rainy 16°C / 61°F
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    30 Aug 2015
    The two Fig trees on Gerry’s allotment plot 59B have figs that are now ripening – at least 7 years after he planted the trees. They were tiny things the year I first saw them & I wasn’t at all sure they would live the year. I...

    Fig trees Harvesting and Allotment Plot 59B 2015 garden

    Rainy 16°C / 61°F
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    06 Aug 2015
    I harvested a few lemons a couple of weeks back. Our house guest was cooking and asked if I had any lemon, so I went out to the tree and picked a few. Two of the lemons were more rounded and warty than the more usual lemons and I put the misshap...

    Lemon Harvesting and [09] Fruit Tree and Food garden

    Partly Cloudy 28°C / 82°F
  • 28 Aug 2015
    The pimento plants are doing so great that no one even notices that its a food plant. They look healthy and leaves are very glossy.

    Herbs - Pimento Flowering and Plant pots with herbs garden

    Sunny 32°C / 90°F
  • 28 Aug 2015
    To use the root pouch racks in the greenhouse floor bed, it was necessary to make a reservoir, which we made using the eight mil black UV protected poly. We used one x three boards for the frame and a sheet of 1/8 inch hardboard for the bottom. It...

    Partly Cloudy 17°C / 63°F