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Mo' Rain

December 4, 2016, 2:01 pm

So far we have received 2.65 inches of gentle rain over three days and it's still coming down. The sweet peppers and the tomatoes are thoroughly enjoying the water. I can see the cabbage and oth... Read more »


December 3, 2016, 1:45 pm

So far we have gotten nearly two inches of rain since midnight. Weather station says much more to come. I can hear it coming down and it sounds pretty heavy at this time. We needed the rain but I... Read more »

surprised? not me...

December 3, 2016, 4:43 am there is still a lot to learn. songbird Read more »

Derald, like reading old books?

November 28, 2016, 6:48 pm

came across this one: happy reading! ;) songbird Read more »

Apple Tree: Laxton Superb

November 28, 2016, 10:34 am

I run a small local gardening business in SW England since May 2005. A customer of mine has been complaining that her apple tree, named in title above, has seen the fruit rotting on the branches befo... Read more »

Sweet Peppers

November 27, 2016, 3:00 pm

Here it is November 27th and we just picked about half a five-gallon bucket of sweet peppers. Temps yesterday were mid-seventies and it will probably be that temp again. We have three pepper pla... Read more »

not a creature was stirring

November 24, 2016, 11:36 am

on TG yet! :) hope everyone has a warm and happy TG today! songbird Read more »

season officially over for me

November 19, 2016, 1:38 pm

the beets are picked and that last garden is cleaned up and ready for winter. we'll be pickling them Sunday. today i may take some of the smaller ones and clean them up and steam them for us... Read more »

this fall has been pretty nice so far

November 16, 2016, 10:49 pm

i cannot complain in the slightest. :) we are in for a change though from Friday's forecast high of nearly 70F to a high of 37F on Sunday. in the gardens news, i've been working on the 2n... Read more »


November 15, 2016, 6:46 am

Hi All, According to Wikipedia, when you mix humic acid and drinking water chlorine, you get a toxic substance called dihaloacetonitriles Read more »

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Does rototilling kill worms? rating: 5

The soil is starting to get pretty good my garden. It use to be basic clay. Over the years I've put in a ton of manure. Now after a couple years I'm seeing a worm or two when I turn over a s... Read more »

Ridding My Garden of Foxtail and Oxalis rating: 5

I spent a huge amout of time ridding my landscape of these two irritants. I sifted. I tilled. I weeded. I covered. I let the land lay farrow while it cycled through and I repeated like a good shampo... Read more »

Peppers, Epsom Salt rating: 5

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What is the best way to use Epsom? As a spray for the foliage or sprinkle it around the base of the plants? MJ Read more »

I hate slugs! rating: 5

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I finally caught the culprits in the act of eating my veggies and habaneros! DIEEEEEEEEEEEE slime! Besides picking them off the plants at night while juggling a flashlight, I've read of various met... Read more »

Duck manure tea? rating: 5

Okay, the ducks have their nice penned-in area until I get around to fencing in the garden proper. They have the lawn, their feed bowl, and a 4' plastic kiddie pool to splash around in...which they ... Read more »

Blueberry Propogation rating: 5

Hi, I've been exploring starting new blueberry bushes from my existing and very healthy ones. The simplest advice so far has been to make cuttings (about 6) from the new growth and stick each cutting... Read more »


What do you think of using railroad ties as stairs. Are they appropriate for this type of setting? What are the safety hazards ? Read more »

Tomato leaves are purple and crispy rating: 5

After reading up on what causes the leaves of tomato seedlings to turn purple, I learned it was a phosphorous deficiency caused by (among other things) cool temperatures. I have heard it will go a... Read more »

Planted pumpkins and kabocha but one looks like zucchini rating: 5

I planted a whole lot of pumpkin and kabocha seeds this year but one plant has fruit that looks like zucchini! I've never grown zucchini here so it couldn't be a volunteer. Could it be that a bee pol... Read more »

pumpkin plants rating: 5

I hope someone can help me. i have pumpkin plants grwing in my garden. They have started to sprout curly feelers if thats what they are called. Are they needed? can I pluck them off? they are start... Read more » is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.