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Container Flowers

I like to grow annual flowers in various containers.  This year, cosmos, zinnia, and sunflowers have all done well in their flower pots. I’ve planted these cosmos and zinnia varieties before and they have always grown well in containers.  The … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers 04

Here’s a selection of flowers that bloomed during the first half of August. This is a perennial sunflower.  The flowers are much smaller than what the annual sunflowers produce, but there are many flowers per plant and of course they … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers 03

This is the third installment of photos of summer flowers.  You might want to see my two posts with photos of spring flowers as well.  Here’s what’s blooming in my yard in mid-summer. Roses are one of the few perennials … Continue reading

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Guest Garden

While on vacation, I visited my parents in southwestern Minnesota.  These photos were taken in my Mom’s garden on July 11th.  They show just some of the vegetables and flowers that she grows in her spacious garden. First up are … Continue reading

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Planting 09: Beets, Zinnias, Sweet William

Many of my beet seedlings were eaten soon after they came up.  Tonight, we re-seeded beets in between the remaining plants.  The red ace beets that I plant aren’t adversely affected by hot weather if I leave them in the … Continue reading

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