Category Archives: container gardening

DOA In The Garden 4/11/19

So, all the snow was gone.  Mostly, except for a bit in my vegetable garden. Then that went away, and we started the process of pulling out all of the old wooden beds because the wood has rotted.  The plan … Continue reading

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This Week In The Garden

Hardly any time spent in the garden this week, but that’s how it goes.   Finally some decent temperatures, 80s with night times in the 60s.  Some things love it, some things hate it. The Little Mexican Cucumbers How to use … Continue reading

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This Week In the Garden

  Hot hot hot.   A couple of begonias suffered terribly from the heat despite a day of rain and my watering efforts.  They might recover. It’s all about the weeds this week.   R1 (Raised perennial bed one, aka … Continue reading

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August: A Perfect Summer Continues

Garden The weather has been stunningly beautiful this year.  We’re having less rain going into August so I will need to begin watering the outer yard to keep the trees and shrubs and grass happy. My lilacs along the north … Continue reading

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The Garden This Week

Cool temperatures this week were a challenge as I brought plants in at night or stored them in my little greenhouses.  I’m seeing predictions for more cool night temps coming next week which is discouraging. I’m working on potting up … Continue reading

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