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Gardening Journals

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    29 Dec 2018
    I have a lot of Geranium cuttings on the windowsills of our kitchen & 1 bedroom. Most of them are variegated Geraniums but I have some brilliant red Geranium cuttings as well. These have mostly rooted very well & are growing well. I have t...

    Brilliant red Geranium cutting Blooming and Kitchen 2018 garden

    Cloudy 12°C / 54°F
  • 05 Jan 2019
    I went home for xmas, and i made it a point to visit the local nurseries for seeds. My home is an island and in the north we have what we call a green belt zone ( historically where agriculture was booming, now only a few farms left amidst hideous...

    Clear 25°C / 77°F
  • Photo-upload-468689?1546437170
    02 Jan 2019
    A short break in the weather between rain, cyclones and heatwaves provided a window of opportunity. It was cool enough, or perhaps more accurately, it was not too hot, to be outdoors this afternoon. Having cleaned the bore filter yesterday with th...

    [09] Food Forest garden

    Partly Cloudy 30°C / 86°F
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    01 Jan 2019
    Our garden is now pretty much a Florida Friendly Garden. We have lots of native plants and trying to minimize plants that need a lot of care and effort. The first thing we did was plant three rows of trees in front of Monroe Avenue. The trees a...

    Mostly Cloudy 22°C / 72°F
  • 21 Dec 2018
    4: Early December, again The weatherman calls it a trace. But what it is is tiny beads of snow that you can hold in your hand and count before it melts 5: Hanukkah The snow down before dawn, crystallizing the world. 6: Solstice After the freezing ...

    Overcast 1°C / 34°F
  • Photo-upload-468649?1545773208
    25 Dec 2018
    We have relocated. When I joined MyFolia, I was in Washington state, then Phoenix. Now we are in Amargosa Valley, NV, one mountain range over from Death Valley, CA. The valley is an old lake bed. Soil is an alkaline mix of dust and gravel. I th...

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    31 Dec 2018
    The last of 2018, and a brilliantly sunny alpine day. We had a couple of days of snow and the last two days have been cold and sunny. I was away over Christmas but when I came back there was still a flower on cheap Amaryllis 2. Now it is withered,...

    Snow crocus Advance , Large flowering crocus 'Vanguard , Snow crocus 'Tricolour' , 1. P...

    Partly Sunny -6°C / 21°F
  • Photo-upload-468747?1546801930
    06 Jan 2019
    One and a half dessertspoons, flat not heaped, seems to produce about the right amount of sprouts for the canning jar. So with very little effort I get fresh, crispy sprouts whose source I know – should be no chance of getting some gut bug a...

    Amaryllis NOID Blooming and Sprouts Harvesting

    Rain Showers 1°C / 34°F
  • Photo-upload-468646?1545536858
    21 Dec 2018
    After rain a fine day! Most of the last snowfall has been washed away but now the temperatures are staying below freezing, not far below although the wind chill can make it seem colder. The second cheap Amaryllis has also turned out to be a red on...

    Shade garden , 6. Boat garden , Christmas Rose Budding, Seasonal Container garden ...

    Overcast -3°C / 27°F