Seed Swaps

Gardening Journals

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    15 Oct 2016
    I am Bobcat. I flatten wood chip piles. (Can’t believe I forgot the before picture. You can kind of see the original pile in the upper left of the second picture. Trust me, I’m a superhero.)

    The Farm garden

    Overcast 18°C / 64°F
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    15 Oct 2016
    In the windy cool morning today I laid out my Breezeway garden. This will be a patio, primarily shade, tucked into the space defined by the house, garage and breezeway, an area about 16 feet square (don’t make me do the metric, I’m to...

    Blue Mist "Janietta" Planting Out and The Breezeway garden

    Overcast 18°C / 64°F
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    14 Oct 2016
    Gerry put some Salad & Cherry Tomatoes in the raised bed in the greenhouse on the allotment I share with him back in March 2016. At the time I told him I thought this was WAY too early as we could still expect some frosts before May. But he wa...

    Tomatoes in greenhouse 2016 Harvesting

    Rainy 12°C / 54°F
  • 18 Oct 2016
    I’ve set up a sprinkler in the middle of the spice garden to keep the plants growing now that the weather is warming up considerably, and there is a distinct lack of rain, except for the occasional short overnight shower or heavy dew in the ...

    [17a] Tropical Herb garden , [04a] Duck Pond garden , and [16] Southern Fenceline gar...

    Scattered Clouds 26°C / 79°F
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    14 Oct 2016
    Spider plants in kitchen doing very well, thank you! Back in August 2016 I decided that my original Spider plant, that I’d had around 10 years & had been constantly falling off its shelf in the kitchen for a few weeks, had to be divided ...

    Spider Plant Blooming and Spider Plant Blooming

    Rainy 12°C / 54°F
  • Photo-upload-451186?1476557395
    14 Oct 2016
    Amaryllis returning home I have now started bringing some of my Amaryllis bulbs back home from Gerry’s allotment where they have spent the last six months. I first brought a bagful home, of bulbs that were not growing but had gone dormant, i...

    Amaryllis budding

    Rainy 12°C / 54°F
  • 12 Oct 2016
    It’s been 2 days since my last journal entry i have been so busy with work and fixing my yard, but anyway tried so hard to add my photos in the previous post, but still being unable. Before i keep going i would like to ask for help, if anyon...

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    14 Oct 2016
    Rain all day yesterday, a steady +4C for the last 36 hours, 4.25" in the rain gauge, all resulting from the first of three storms hitting the west coast. By the time they get to us the storms have generally lost their first impact with high w...

    Light Rain 6°C / 43°F
  • Photo-upload-451168?1476546478
    14 Oct 2016
    An Amaryllis is now flowering on our living room table this October, (2016). It was a plant I found amongst the other Amaryllis on the allotment I share with my friend Gerry. I found this one back in September when the bud was still low down, hard...

    Amaryllis budding Blooming, Amaryllis budding Blooming, and Balcony 2016 garden

    Partly Sunny 15°C / 59°F