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  • 17 Jun 2017
    It’s like an illness. I am not supposed to be straining my sprain, but how can I let a sunny weekend go with no planting? I separated some scavenged plants (the yucca and the Rose of Sharon) into their own pots (they got here companioning th...

    Pumpkin- Sugar Pie Planting Out and The Farm garden

    Partly Cloudy 30°C / 86°F
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    18 Jun 2017
    It’s that time of year when you have to journal every day or it gets away from you. As it is I’ve been logging a lot of activity directly rather than through the journal (often without photos, :P ) So with the wrist still wrapped IR...

    Tomato- Black Plum Flowering, Bean- Royalty Purple Pod Setting Fruit, Broccoli- Waltham...

    Partly Cloudy 24°C / 75°F
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    19 Jun 2017
    Today I spent a few hours on the balcony & finally got around to putting my Tomato ‘Moneymaker’ plants into growbags on the balcony floor! Before I could do that I had to prepare the balcony – not an easy a task as it might s...

    Tomato 'Moneymaker' on balcony 2017 Transplanted

    Sunny 30°C / 86°F
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    21 Jun 2017
    There’s going to be grass everywhere forever, because he hasn’t mowed and it’s all going to seed. It’s as tall as I am. I can hardly see the small blueberry bushes because their fenceline (rabbit protection) is so thick w...

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    21 Jun 2017
    Still searching for full-time employment unfortunately. The plus side is that my garden is looking really good since I have more time to tend to it. Lots of blooms on this official first day of summer!

    Lisa's Joliet garden

    Clear 27°C / 81°F
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    21 Jun 2017
    This plant is growing in the “Shade Garden” and I would like someone to help me identify it. The leaves are green and purple with purple stems and the flowers are bell shaped, small and white.

    Overcast 27°C / 81°F
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    24 Jun 2017
    I got a really great new gig this year, doing garden education and maintenance for a senior living facility. They have a large terrace garden with about 40 4×6′ common beds (mostly with trees and shade plants), and 25 beds for the resid...

    Partly Cloudy 24°C / 75°F
  • 23 Jun 2017
    I have succeeded growing two varieties of lavender i.e. English lavender and fernleaf lavender. Today I had to transplant the two plants to another location in the garden. Here in Zone 9 Florida my lavender is doing very good in dappled shade. ...

    Lavender

    Partly Cloudy 34°C / 93°F
  • 17 Jun 2017
    When transplanting 24 broccoli plants yesterday, I realized this morning, that I should of watered them in. So, early this morning, I took a walk to see how the new plants were doing. To my surprise, something had pulled all the plants up and eate...

    Broccoli, Lieutenant Transplanted

    Clear 23°C / 73°F