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  • Photo-upload-453796?1489960571
    19 Mar 2017
    Gardening? It may be a stretch of the imagination with most of the garden looking like #1 & 2, but today was just too nice to be indoors so I untied the Juniper Moonglow and put its twinkly stars away. Then I moved the Juniper squamata off the...

    Snow crocus Whitewell Purple Budding, Snow crocus 'Tricolour' Budding, Snowdrops Bloomi...

    Scattered Clouds 7°C / 45°F
  • Photo-upload-453982?1490454916
    24 Mar 2017
    Tropical Cyclone Debbie approaches. It is due to make landfall at this stage as a Category 4 (that’s big and destructive!) about 170km south of us, possibly Monday night or Tuesday morning unless it speeds up and arrives sooner. Tropical c...

    Partly Cloudy 30°C / 86°F
  • Photo-upload-453820?1490031436
    20 Mar 2017
    I have five 4×8 foot beds, and one 2×8 foot. I would like to add several more narrow beds; for asparagus and my fruit bushes. Those will have to wait until the fence is built and I figure out how to do this on my drastically reduced inco...

    The Farm garden

    Overcast 11°C / 52°F
  • Photo-upload-453346?1488385425
    01 Mar 2017
    My daughter, Kelly and Chad, a friend of hers, came to my house yesterday and cleared the worse corner of the property. The worse weeds that were covering a 4 ft. fence. I plan to transplant Moringa that is growing in containers to that area and...

    Back of the Barn garden

    Clear 22°C / 72°F
  • Photo-upload-453413?1488598120
    03 Mar 2017
    Late yesterday, when I took food out to yard to feed the ducks the boisterous four, Charlie, Little Baby Birdie, White One and Scrawny Ducky, came running over as usual. I put their dish down and closed the gate behind them while I waited for the...

    First Generation Additions to the Flock Thinning Out and [04b] Greenhouse/Duckhouse gar...

    Rain 25°C / 77°F
  • Photo-upload-453650?1489583630
    15 Mar 2017
    Today is bloom day and I need to find some flowers in my yard. I have to find them real quick because it has gotten windy and the temperature has dropped to 44. Need to bundle up first. I bundled up and was in the garden for about 10 minutes. To...

    Clear 11°C / 52°F
  • Photo-upload-453922?1490454847
    23 Mar 2017
    I meant to come back and post pictures to prove I actually do have a few things blooming, hellebore and lungwort and my store-bought pot of darling pansies. It’s been over a week but they are still blooming. I am pleased to see that I have ...

  • Photo-upload-453384?1488482040
    02 Mar 2017
    We were spoiled by the very early Spring last year, this year it is still definitely winter, maybe not the coldest but snow falling steadily as it has all night and the night before and is forecast to go on falling, maybe with rain, for the next w...

    Calamondin Orange Blooming, Phal Taisuco Kobold , and Phalaenopsis Twin Little Pink

    Snow 2°C / 36°F
  • Photo-upload-453392?1488501331
    03 Mar 2017
    Climbing rose and coreopsis. Both an insane degree of early.

    Rose- Pope John Fish Memorial Budding and Coreopsis "Sunburst" Sprouting

    Overcast 0°C / 32°F