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This coming Monday will mark 5 years of living in our own home. It’s gone by so quickly! Over the past 5 years, a tree slowly grew out of the agapanthus garden at the front. 283 more words


Growing An Orchard: Root Stock And Tree Grafting (Part 1)

There are several trails that meander through our land, past portions of our property lines and along the ponds.  Scott and I often take walks when the weather is nice.   2,623 more words


April 28th National Arbor Day

“I think that I shall never see, a poem pretty as a tree.” Ain’t it the truth! Trees are one of man’s best friends as well as dogs. 271 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

The Demise of the Fig Trees: A Backyard Orchard Culture Update

Our garden is verdant, and the trees look like lush new things bursting into life. We even have fuzzy baby peaches huddled together on one of the branches in the more vigorous peach tree. 295 more words


Growing a Little Fruit Tree

My gardening life changed the moment I stumbled across a book called “Grow a Little Fruit Tree” by Ann Ralph.  I have a large yard, but it’s still a city yard. 512 more words


Pioneer Chinese Apricot

by OCMGA Master Gardener Tom Wentzel

This photo was taken on April 17. I have 2 of these trees and they are both loaded with blossoms.   202 more words

Wisconsin Gardening

The First of Many

I’ve been keeping a written diary of my work in the garden this year, which is going to be a great reference, but it was lacking something – photographs! 629 more words