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  • Photo-upload-464006?1524516356
    23 Apr 2018
    An early spring garden is all about promise: sitting in the (finally) warm sun yesterday I made myself imagine the empty soil that is now as it will look in late July—full of fruit. The barely-there bud of the redbud tree, the radish just pu...

    Creeping phlox Breaking Dormancy, Pear- Blake's Pride Dwarf , Sunflowers Sprouting, and...

    Partly Cloudy 8°C / 46°F
  • 24 Apr 2018
    Got most of the new hen house felted but work and then rain stopped it being finished. Potted on 15 tomato plants but that was the extent of today’s gardening.

    Partly Cloudy 12°C / 54°F
  • Photo-upload-464092?1524690545
    25 Apr 2018

    Asparagus seeds:Connover's Colossal Harvesting, Asparagus Backlim Harvesting, and Over ...

    Heavy Rain Showers 10°C / 50°F
  • 21 Apr 2018
    Managed a few hours in the evening to wire off the potato plot in Garden 1 and will hopefully get to plant tomorrow. Had to water all of the plants in pots and trays in the greenhouse and the tunnels again today. Keeps going like this I’ll r...

    Sunny 18°C / 64°F
  • 23 Apr 2018
    Picked first berry. Large, sweet.

    Blueberry, Southern highbush - var. Sharpblue Harvesting and Chicken Area - West end, ...

  • Photo-upload-464025?1524602962
    24 Apr 2018
    Just as the first wave of sprinkles hit, I finished putting the rock walls around and across the natural drop in the strawberry/blackberry bed next to the veggie garden. The rocks are either getting bigger or I am getting tired. It was nice to not...

    everbearing strawberry temptation and Fenced in veggie garden garden

    Clear 6°C / 43°F
  • 25 Apr 2018
    Putting seedlings into the garden: 1. April 24: put 3 marnaro tomatoes in the ground, all of the lettuces, & 8 zinneas 2. April 25: put in 3 granadero toms and 3 black cherries have 9 toms planted & 9 to go = 18 plants

  • Photo-upload-464052?1524676042
    24 Apr 2018
    My Amaryllis are now flowering very well in the spring of 2018. Just today, 25th April, I have had 3 new plants come into flower! There are now 10 pots of Amaryllis on our living room table! One pot, #7, has had its first scape flower & die wh...

    Amaryllis #16 2018 Budding, Amaryllis #15 2018 Budding, Amaryllis #14 2018 Budding, Ama...

    Partly Sunny 13°C / 55°F
  • Photo-upload-464104?1524691804
    25 Apr 2018
    Mouse Tail plant in bloom

    Mousetail Plant Flowering and Gloomy Corner garden

    Heavy Rain Showers 10°C / 50°F