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Oh Look, A Saturday!

This has been one jam-packed week, and it’s not over yet.

Last Sunday evening my daughter volunteered for a late shift at a Christmas tree stand for her service club. 1,192 more words

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Size Matters: Notes from the Balcony Garden I

There’s a little spark of life still shimmering in my balcony garden. So I’m keeping a few notes on what worked well. Next spring I may need a reminder. 782 more words


(Balcony) Garden Variety Magic

The WordPress Daily Post’s photo challenge for this week is Magic.

When sunlight kisses green leaves… There is no other logical explanation for the resulting glow. 279 more words


Not Much of a Balcony Gardener This Year

I still like the idea of it. And I did plant a lot, because I don’t know how not to. But actually taking care of the plants, or harvesting anything… I haven’t had much motivation for that this year. 13 more words


My first harvest

I have never wished I had x-ray vision so much until I started growing radishes! For days I googled “how to know when to harvest radishes” and read so many web articles and even watched Youtube clips. 125 more words

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Yesterday was just another ‘finally Friday’ for me. I had a lot of things to be done at work since last Monday and I sometimes forgot to water my plants. 93 more words

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New companions

I’ve been reading a little bit about companion gardening, how planting some plants near or with each other can help in a natural way. Lavender brings the bees (and some colour and fragrance for me!) and marigold keeps away certain bugs and are highly recommended for co-planting with herbs and veges. 105 more words

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