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Garden on July 9, 2011

Gypsy pepper is about two inches long. Green beans – just mulched with Shasta Products vita mix. March planted lettuce is still producing well, although the May lettuce didn’t do well. Corn is knee-high — my knees, means short — … Continue reading

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Report on the garden

Blossoms on snow peas quickly turned into pods! Enough peas for several stir-fries. Tomato plants are starting to grow.  Still have lettuce to eat, which is to the right. For new flower photos, check out:   http://www.lizbowen.com

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In the garden on May 28, 2011

Peony is just starting to bloom.  I remember them blooming around Memorial Day at my Mom’s and Grandma’s, when I was a child.  But the last few years, they have been blooming earlier.  Probably cuz in those springs, March didn’t … Continue reading

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What’s growing in the garden

These lettuces were planted a month apart. The bigger ones on March 5th. I try to remember to remove the plastic tubs on warm days. Peas didn’t germinate very well this year.  Usually, they are thick.  Maybe the seed was … Continue reading

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Flowers and spring

Amaryllis bloomed again in March with a new stalk and 4 blooms. First stalk bloomed on Valentine’s Day. A foot of snow on Sunday, March 20, 2011 didn’t phase the Oriental poppies a bit. They are looking great. I took … Continue reading

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Feb. 19, 2011 flowers and snow

  Amaryllis now has 3 full blooms. It is gorgeous!  Thanks Kathy Varnell for the Christmas bulb! Wiggle tail, the cat, waiting to be fed on a cold, snowy morning. By Saturday afternoon the four-inches of snow was melted at … Continue reading

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Amaryllis is about to bloom

Feb. 8, 2011 The amaryllis has grown quite fast since the last photo was taken on Jan. 17, 2011.  I wonder what color it is going to be.  My friend Kathy gave it to me as a dry bulb in … Continue reading

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