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    22 Aug 2015
    It’s been a busy, crazy summer. The most exciting visitors were my favorite butterfly—the Zebra Longwing—recently spotted drinking nectar from the Turks Caps blooming against the house and all the bumblebees. I haven’t seen...

    Mostly Cloudy 30°C / 86°F
  • 21 Aug 2015
    The tiny 5 inch Magnolia seedling has grown these last 15 years! I’ve been moving various plants our of its way for years but today we rearranged the stepping stones to give us an unobstructed walkway. I figure we should be good for 4 year...

    Clear 24°C / 75°F
  • 24 Aug 2015
    Hello folia and fellow gardeneers ! I am from the top end Australia ( Darwin) I have a good veggie patch and flower garden but I love my chili garden I am currently growing birds eye , Vietnamese chili , Apache , black pearl, black hot,red hot Tha...

    Sunny 28°C / 82°F
  • 14 Aug 2015
    Finally got the plants and the time. During the thunderstorm, with record hard rain. Completely fulfilling!

    Nicotiana sylvestris 'Only the Lonely' Planting Out, Gladious nanus 'Mixed' Moved, Call...

    Heavy Thunderstorms and Rain 24°C / 75°F
  • 24 Aug 2015
    Finally getting around to this. Evolving without a strong plan – just want it to look good with some unusual plants.

    Impatiens hybrida 'Fusion Infrared Apricot' Planting Out, Helleborus x hybridus 'Ashwoo...

    Clear 15°C / 59°F
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    25 Aug 2015

    15-101 Delta Dawn x Orange Cappuccino

    Sunny 29°C / 85°F
  • 25 Aug 2015
    Morgan sent a box of plants that arrived August 19th, the day after she flew in to spend a week with us. There were small divisions of ‘Elizabeth’, ‘Lidakense’, and ‘Voodo’ sedum, and cuttings of ‘Matrona&...

    Sunny
  • Photo-upload-437533?1440606002
    25 Aug 2015
    Found a couple of Itohs at a local garden center for $20 a pot. Cora Louise was planted by the stairs at the back porch. Two Garden Treasures were planted on both side of the Gargoyle garden ornament. I bought one pot of GT in early spring at f...

  • 26 Aug 2015
    This stuff is sprouting up very quickly. I sowed them a week ago and they are already over an inch tall. I want to get them more sun but can’t till I build a shelf. Sprouting much faster than the basil that was planted on the same day.

    Grand Rapids Leaf Lettuce Sprouting and Windowsill garden