Category Archives: DOA in the Garden

DOA In The Garden Gets A New Home

After much pondering, I’ve given DOA In The Garden it’s own blog page.  I used to have a garden blog called The Garden Rat.  Isn’t DOA in the Garden so much more snuggly? I’m still setting up the sidebars, but … Continue reading

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DOA In The Garden October 31, 2019

Happy Halloween! Welcome to the last DOA in the Garden post of 2019.  I meant to do a nice big wrap up post, but my PC died again yesterday without warning.  It’s back up and running thanks to my very … Continue reading

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DOA In The Garden October 10, 2019

To chase away the winter doldrums  in advance, a sunny street in Italy via History Daily.   Here’s a timely article on winter muclhesfor your garden from Savvy Gardening Digging Into Mulches: Types of Landscape Mulch for Your Garden Now … Continue reading

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DOA In The Garden October 3, 2019

From the Farmer’s Almanac, here’s a pretty thorough list for fall cleanup in your garden. https://www.almanac.com/content/preparing-your-garden-winter I’ve been having fun taking cuttings!   Sunflowers and skull faces are such a natural mix! https://www.popsugar.com/home/diy-sunflower-skulls-for-halloween Teatime! The garden in late September.  There’s … Continue reading

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DOA In The Garden September 26, 2019

Abutilons!  I’ve grown them as plants gotten via mail order before but not as seeds.  They are so beautiful and papery.   Imagine a pepper that starts out dark purple, gets lighter and eventually turns deep red.  Highly ornamental even … Continue reading

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DOA In The Garden September 12, 2019

They’re pretty great, but $75, whoa.  Even so, I’ve never been lucky enough to get a single regular pumpkin to grow, so kudos to the Pumpkinstein grower! I’ve seen many interesting carrots that look like weird people, but this hand … Continue reading

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DOA In The Garden September 12, 2019

I’ve not done anything in the garden for the past week or so, except watering.  busy otherwise, so just no time.  There’s still plenty of time to do all of my fall tasks, just in a bit more of a … Continue reading

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DOA In The Garden September 5, 2019

There’s still time to move plants around in the garden.  I always hold with the wisdom that it takes a plant at least two weeks to settle into a new spot, and you need to keep them nicely watered. I … Continue reading

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DOA In The Garden August 29, 2019

I took out a garden bed altogether, and moved the plants into my larger perennial bed after hacking out a few things. Though August is almost over, I’m still working on my August to-do-in-the-garden list.  That fica tree and a … Continue reading

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DOA In The Garden August 22, 2019

How’s that for a cold open?  It kind of puts heat, swampy air, mosquitos and flies in their place, doesn’t it? Squirrels are zooming around the neighborhood, and coming over the fence into the yard with mouthfuls of acorns.  We … Continue reading

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