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Garden Cleanup and Rabbits

Since the snow is mostly gone, I thought I’d get started on cleaning up the garden today; that is, removing last year’s plants and making the various structures ready for this year. I started on garden bed number four, which … Continue reading

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Fall Foliage & Flowers, 2014

It’s fall (or autumn if you prefer) and as the chlorophyll in trees’ and shrubs’ leaves breaks down we can see the beautiful reds and yellows.  These are some of my favorite trees and shrubs that I photographed yesterday in my yard. The dogwood has … Continue reading

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Fall Flowers & Foliage

I don’t have a lot of fall-blooming flowers, but there are other sources of color in the fall garden.  These photos are from September and October and are presented in approximately the order in which they were made. The perennial … Continue reading

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Gypsum, Sulfur, & Lime

Double, double toil and trouble — no, not a recipe from the Scottish play, but three soil amendments that every gardener should know.  These are typically worked into the soil when the garden bed is prepared for planting.  Follow the … Continue reading

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More Spring Flowers

This is a collection of many photos of spring flowers that I’ve taken over the past month. From May 5th I have two of these red-flowering azalea bushes.  This one was on the west side of the house, where it … Continue reading

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Tomato Cages

The first tomato cages I used were some that I bought.  They are pretty simple, just three upright pieces of wire welded to four wire hoops to make a cone shape.  They measure eighteen inches (48 cm) across the top, … Continue reading

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