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Containing oneself.

Container gardening… the act of planting a garden in some sort of vessel not directly in the ground, is as old as civilization itself and as widely spread. 785 more words

Photo Tour

End of June 2015 Addendum

For record keeping, what follows is a running list of monthly garden activity I haven’t mentioned in journal posts:

  • Cotinus have leafed out beautifully along north side of house.
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Bombus huntii, Bombus impatiens, and Bombus vosnesenskii (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Pollinate Greenhouse-Grown Tomatoes in Western North America

Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 108, Issue 3, Page 873-879, June 2015. Print PDF The post Bombus huntii, Bombus impatiens, and Bombus vosnesenskii (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Pollinate Greenhouse-Grown Tomatoes in Western North America appeared first on Pest Geek Podcast.
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Pretties

Even though my efforts at square foot gardening haven’t been as successful as I would like this year, our flowers have loved all the rain and even lasted through the hailstorm earlier! 130 more words

Gardening

Flower beds and black thumbs

The little ranch home that we rent has two lovely flower beds—one in the front and one in the back. Last summer I decided I wanted to see something besides dirt and weeds in them and spent a fair chunk of change on fresh topsoil, potting soil and little starter plants to ensure they’d be full and colorful. 359 more words

Annuals

May Blooms

It felt like it rained every day in May this year. Lots of heavy rains and flooding occurred. Final official total rainfall for May broke the record at 10.90 inches. 51 more words

Flower Garden