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Minimalist Gardening and the Trend of Self Reliance

The summer smell sweetens the air
For fruits ripen and crops do fair
Vibrant wings dance in pairs
Over the newly sprung garden squares.
(An extract from my poem… 737 more words

Nature

On co-existing with the evil squirrels

A few weeks ago I posted about a squirrel raid on my balcony… This was the first, but definitely not the last invasion of the furry bandits into my garden, and I spent this time trying out different things to scare them (now I know that it’s impossible) or at least keep them away from the plants. 787 more words

Balcony Gardening: The Battle.

The tomato has been planted in it’s ginormous pot.  Pot has been placed on it’s stand.  I have sustained a life threatening injury, that seemed minor in the whole accomplishment. 338 more words

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The Fading Of A Rose

These photos capture a hybrid tea rose, known as ‘Miranda Lambert’, fading on my beach balcony. Overall, this rose continually exceeds my expectation in beauty, fragrance, and disease resistance.

Roses

May 2018 Public Education Events

The following events are scheduled by VCE Master Gardeners in Arlington and Alexandria in May 2018

Classes | Plant Sales | Library Garden Talks | … 1,452 more words

Public Education Events

April 2018 Public Education Events

The following events are scheduled by VCE Master Gardeners in Arlington and Alexandria in April 2018.

Printable: April 2018 Publicity Flyer

Plant Selection: DIY Sustainable Yard Series… 1,260 more words

Public Education Events

Tomatoes!!

My little tomatoes have raised their little heads through the soil.  They are Money Makers seeds that I got from a friend.

But I’m very unsure about them.  163 more words

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