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Loads of Lemon Flowers

My lemon tree currently has more flowers and buds on it than ever before.  I don’t know why; perhaps it’s due to the manure that I added to the pot before I brought it inside. Usually, I just see flowers … Continue reading

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Houseplant Moving In Day, 2014

It’s been getting colder, so I decided it was time to move the houseplants back inside for the winter.  Frost isn’t likely just yet, but I thought I’d finish this task a little earlier for once.  I moved the fern, … Continue reading

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Lemon is Ripe

At least, it’s ripe by my standard:  it fell off the tree during the night.  By this point the fruit usually smells “lemony,” but although it looks ripe I can’t smell anything.  This fruit has been growing since last winter. … Continue reading

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Lemon Fruit & Flowers, Summer 2014

The (only) fruit that my lemon tree set while it was indoors last winter has grown considerably and is now getting ripe. At about 2.75 inch (70 mm) diameter and over 3 inches (76 mm) long, it’s probably the largest … Continue reading

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Lemon Fruit & Flowers

My lemon tree has one fruit that formed last summer but hasn’t fully ripened.  I judge the fruit to be ripe when it falls off the tree.  It doesn’t become bright yellow like the lemons you see in a grocery store. … Continue reading

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Houseplant Moving (In) Day

With freezing temperatures predicted for three nights in a row, I scrambled to move my houseplants indoors tonight (Wednesday) before they could be damaged.  I had moved them outdoors on June 5th.  Moving the plants was complicated by my desire … Continue reading

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Houseplant Moving Day

Every summer, I move most of my houseplants outdoors.  Timing is important.  Since many of the plants are quite large, I don’t want to move them back in if there is a cold snap.  I also don’t want to stress … Continue reading

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Flowering Lemon Tree

I have a lemon tree that lives in a large pot so it can be brought inside during winter.  It produces flowers every few months. I’ve tried “playing bee” with a small paintbrush, but have had no luck getting the … Continue reading

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