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    12 Jul 2010
    So, now that the almost dead Maple is gone, I have to figure out what to do. The front of the house looks empty. And is VERY sunny, west side of the house, so it gets a lot of hot afternoon sun. Maybe a small tree, like a crabapple or weeping ...

    Front Porch Area garden

    28°C / 83°F
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    12 Jul 2010
    Today is hot and humid and I’m back from the garden, with my boots dirty with mud; I’ve taken some photos after yesterday afternoon hailstorm. Suddenly the sky became dark, thunders, lightening and hailstones violently hitting the grou...

    'With a view' vegetable garden , Herbs and vegetables container garden , and 'Walnut tr...

    Partly Sunny 26°C / 79°F
  • 10 Jul 2010
    what would grow with strawberries that is edible and grows quick?

    Cloudy 9°C / 48°F
  • 09 Jul 2010
    I read in the local paper today that shallots should be planted in August (southern hemisphere) and if they are planted earlier than August then they will produce all flowers and no bulbs. Does anyone know if this is true? I planted mine in early ...


    Sunny 3°C / 37°F
  • 09 Jul 2010
    What’s the best non chemical way to control insects from eating plants?

    Cloudy 18°C / 64°F
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    09 Jul 2010
    The tomatoes in the ‘hothouse’ bed are doing well. Even though summer has finally arrived around here, I am keeping the grow lights on. The sun doesn’t hit that part of the yard until 1100 am or so (the fir/cedar/alder trees su...

    Veggie Bed #5 garden , Tomato 'Beaverlodge Slicer' , Pepper - Sweet 'Topepo Rosso' , Pe...

    31°C / 88°F
  • 09 Jul 2010
    Some of my spinach has been starting to turn yellow. Does anybody have any idea what causes this? Does the soil perhaps need to be amended as some sites on the internet suggest? Wood stove ashes? I would love any suggestions! Thank-you!

  • 09 Aug 2009
    I have about 40 Jack-O-Lantern plants and never can harvest them successfully. What is the secret??

    Sunny 29°C / 85°F
  • Photo-upload-138003?1333904801
    09 Jul 2010
    I sowed a wild flower mix back in April and this is the only one I can’t identify. I’d like to know what it is as the bees love it so I want to grow some more next year. Thanks for looking

    Sunny 28°C / 82°F
  • 08 Jul 2010
    We have had only one or two rainy periods for two months – with temperatures regularly reaching 28 degrees centigrade and warm windy days the allotments are turning to dust bowls. We have water tanks available on site but we cannot use hose ...

    Sunny 25°C / 77°F
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Help other gardeners identify mystery plants in their gardens - take a look at the photos below and leave a comment with your guess.

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