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  • 19 Mar 2019
    Several days of warm temperatures and a week’s worth forecast, the snow is going fast although it is still several feet deep in parts of the garden. Today by stamping on the snow before I put my weight on it I walked across the snow to the S...

    Sunny 10°C / 50°F
  • 17 Mar 2019
    Spent today inspecting the Crepe Myrtle and Flowering Dogwood saplings,..as well as other containers that were overwintered. Most of the containers are coming along just fine. There are three pots that aren’t doing anything. I will be tak...

    Overcast 19°C / 67°F
  • 17 Mar 2019
    Made 6 cuttings of fushia today, hoping they take.

    Sunny 2°C / 36°F
  • 17 Mar 2019
    Sowed the following seeds in the house today: Asclepias (annual) Verbena Bonarienais (annual) Gypsophila “Filou Rose” (perennial) Potentilla “Light My Fire” (perennial) Coreopsis “Route 66” (perennial) Black Pet...

    2°C / 36°F
  • 17 Mar 2019
    It would be fair to say that 2015-2018 were terrible in most ways. My mom was ill, and then she died. I was her primary caregiver. Not a lot of gardening happened.The grass barely got mowed. Everything looks generally awful. But it’s spring,...

    VegTrug garden and Dwarf Shelling Pea "Green Arrow"

    Sunny 10°C / 50°F
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    16 Mar 2019
    First time growing leeks but since I’m growing onions as well I know what to expect.

    Leek 'King Sieg' (started indoor) Sprouting and Windowsill garden

    Sunny 6°C / 43°F
  • 15 Mar 2019
    we seeded pepper plants about 5 varieties total one seed tray that i got from randy years ago

    3°C / 38°F
  • 15 Mar 2019
    we seeded pepper plants about 5 varieties total one seed tray that i got from randy years ago

    3°C / 38°F
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    16 Mar 2019
    After a winter filled with a poem for every snowfall (33 at last count, but I don’t think we’re done), it was a joy today to do clear spring-related tasks. I had to find tasks that favor my messed up knee, which can handle slow walkin...

    Crocus- mixed Sprouting, Rue Breaking Dormancy, Daffodils, Farm Sprouting, and Daffodil...

    Sunny 7°C / 45°F