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  • 24 Jun 2017
    From UGA: After establishment, rabbiteye blueberries require little pruning until they reach about 4 to 6 feet in height. At this point, a cane renewal pruning program should be started. Remove one to three of the largest canes each winter at 0 t...

    Overcast 22°C / 72°F
  • 24 Jun 2017
    Finally got around to sweetening up the soil around the tomatoes with the cages.

    Partly Cloudy 12°C / 54°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
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    23 Jun 2017
    I did a bit more in the garden late in the afternoon, the temperature in the shady garden was really pleasant. Perched perilously on the porch balustrade I tied a string from the top of the Emilie Platter clematis frame to a nail on side of the p...

    Alpine Sea Holly , Lithodora 'Heavenly Blue' Blooming, Red Creeping Thyme Blooming, Alp...

    Clear 29°C / 84°F
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    23 Jun 2017
    While the garden was mostly in shade and before it gets too hot and the UV goes off the scale, I took photos – always the first thing, a wander around the garden, camera in hand. It is a chance to admire what is blooming or about to, to look...

    Rose Oscar Peterson Blooming, Peony Primavere Blooming, Astrantia carniolica ? , Knauti...

    Sunny 19°C / 66°F
  • 23 Jun 2017
    June 14-21 5.5"

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    21 Jun 2017
    But not very summery weather, a lot of gusty winds, some thunder storms and heavy rain showers, grey and cool. Irises, Poppies, and Verbascum bashed down by the rain and two stems of the Sweet Autumn clematis broken off at the base, I think by the...

    Phalaenopsis Twin Little Yellow Blooming, Clematis Betty Corning Blooming, Rose Oscar P...

    Rainy 20°C / 68°F
  • 21 Jun 2017
    She sent 5 hard wood with green branches so I separated a couple to make more. Ended with about 7 I dipped in rooting hormone & planted in wet soil together in a pot on my patio next to the ‘Lady Stanley’ ones she sent on the 14th.

    Rainy 27°C / 80°F