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Stinkbugs, harlequin bugs plague late-summer gardens

There are flat, brightly colored bugs all over my cabbage and broccoli plants right now. What are they? Are they harmful? How can I get rid of them? 376 more words

Plant Pests

A GARDEN IN TRANSFORMATION

This is how part of my garden looked like before the raised beds were made.  The garden is 25m by 7m and so it is not large by any means, but it is large enough to make it into a real great vegetable and herb garden and grow lots of produce.  609 more words

Organic Gardening

SUNDAY - DAY OF LEISURE

 

Some late summer flowers are bringing some delicate colour to the garden.

Today I was not planning to do any work, but I got carried away after finishing my second book on composting this morning.  90 more words

Organic Gardening

HERBS AND WILD PLANTS - A HUNT FOR SEEDS

What a beautiful day it was, pleasantly warm and sunshine, no wind, just perfect to be outside!

Today I visited the library and on my way home I decided that I would pick some seeds of the Nettles I came across.  301 more words

Nature

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL DAY!

What an amazing day it was, so beautiful, mellow sun rays eventually filtered through the lazy late summer leafs in the garden. I collected some more produce, some for adding to the deepfreeze, and some for using now and in the week to come. 184 more words

Flowers

ALWAYS SOMETHING INTERESTING IN THE GARDEN

The Speckled Wood (Pararge Aegeria) Butterfly was once again flying around in the garden and was not on it’s own, I saw another two of the same species, they were interested in the half rotted Blackberries that were lying on the table outside. 309 more words

Beauty

A recipe for stained glass potatoes, and late summer gardening tips from Kodiak, Alaska

To a plant, it’s all about light. Light is the magic engine that drives growth. It also drives my gardening activities here in Kodiak, Alaska… 1,382 more words

Alaska