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My pole beans are growing about 4 inches a day now.  It will be a long time before they actually start to produce beans, but I’m already thinking about recipes for those beans.  751 more words

Pole Beans

Garden Quote - Albert Einstein, Look deep into nature...

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” Albert Einstein

Gardening And Design

Currently blooming trees and shrubs

The first heat wave of our not-yet-officially-summer season is well underway, alas. And the thunderstorms that doused many neighborhoods near me missed my house. Entirely. As in, no rain. 730 more words

Piedmont Gardening

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day--June 2014

In my shady garden, the month of June is mostly about hydrangeas. And though a late stretch of frigid weather killed the flower buds of most of the bigleaf types ( 388 more words


Less edible garden plants

Besides the edible stuff, we have quite a variety of other plants in the yard. Some of the plants are native, some are from far away places; truthfully, I don’t really know where many of the plants originated. 565 more words