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  • Photo-upload-465476?1526847935
    20 May 2018
    Somehow the tub did not look quite so purple in the store! DS drilled holes in the bottom and I filled the tub with soil and mushroom manure, a bit tricky with the tomato cage in place. I decided to put it against the east corner of Bay. I think i...

    Seasonal Container garden , Tomato Valencia , Tulip Exotic Emperor Dying, Mock Orange ...

    Mostly Cloudy 22°C / 72°F
  • 21 May 2018
    Fertilized: just about everything – onions, garlic, strawberries, peppers, tomatoes, beans, herbs. Transplanted: 6 zucchini seedlings to another bed in the garden. 11 plants in all. Mulched: strawberries with straw. Sown: filled in the rows ...

    Clear 29°C / 84°F
  • Photo-upload-465506?1526861187
    20 May 2018
    A classic case of not looking before I leapt! The fig has been sitting doing nothing. It still has some scale bugs which I am sure don’t help. So I decided that perhaps pruning it would help as the buds at the end of the stems seemed dead. A...

    Permanent Container garden and Fig Black Mission

    Mostly Cloudy 24°C / 75°F
  • Photo-upload-465508?1526888329
    21 May 2018
    Been a hectic none stop period with early mornings and late evenings trying to get the new allotment (No 1) sorted. So far three rotten sheds have gone on the bonfire. Hawthorns stuck in the middle of the garden have been cut down and stumps dug o...

    Clear 13°C / 55°F
  • 21 May 2018
    May 21, ’18 These came up as volunteers so I moved them early in March & they never got shocked as some have in the past from heat out there in full sun. I transplanted the pink ones under the Bradford Pears.

    Clear 33°C / 92°F
  • 21 May 2018
    5-21-18

    Clear 33°C / 92°F
  • 21 May 2018
    5-21-18. They are only 5" tall.

    Clear 33°C / 92°F
  • 22 May 2018
    I’ll find out Friday if I get any of the great prizes.

    Clear 33°C / 92°F
  • 23 May 2018
    This plant died to the ground during the winter and now is coming back.

    abelmochus sagittifolius Sprouting and East Side of the House garden

    Clear 21°C / 70°F