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7/31/15: In the garden this week

We’re having a heat wave; this weather shows the benefit of planting natives. Tough prairie plants stand up to heat and drought and just go on blooming. 671 more words

Nature

Tomato Tuesday

Maybe you’ve noticed a significant lack of tomatoes on this here bloog. While other gardeners in and around zone 6a are proudly displaying their luscious tomatoes, I have had nary a peep, nor a picture. 674 more words

Growing Vegetables

I Swore I Wouldn't: A Balcony Garden Journey

I swore I wouldn’t try to grow tomato plants on our balcony again. That was about seven years ago. And I hadn’t grown ’em since. So imagine my surprise this year when all that changed. 596 more words

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7/17/15: In the garden this week

It’s a funny summer season: some plants, like Rudbeckia, are blooming a bit late; others, like Boltonia, are early. Shade asters are showing buds–surely it’s almost a month too early for that to happen–but sun-loving asters are not. 670 more words

Season

Sun Seeker App

By Chris Morris

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – On today’s APP-tastic and outta SITE – Sun Seeker.

Trying to catch a few rays – or just have a bumper crop of tomatoes? 60 more words

Heard On

7/10/15: In the garden this week

The garden changes so quickly in midsummer that I thought you would enjoy seeing the same views for a couple of weeks in a row. Compare this photos with last week’s—there’s not quite as much yellow as I expected, but the Rudbeckia is certainly primed to take over. 678 more words

Environment

Tomato Growing - Encourage Fruit

In the UK, mid-July is the time when we want our tomato plants to move from vegetative growth (growing leaves and height) to generative growth (growing and ripening fruit). 500 more words

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