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Where is everyone?


August 23, 2017, 8:55 pm

If you're like us you're gardening at dawn and sunset. We're constantly getting temperatures in the high nineties. Just to hot for us old gardeners. We are expecting a little rain and perhaps some... Read more »

Vaccinium Myrtillus


August 22, 2017, 7:58 pm

Hi All, Anyone know where I can purchase Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) plants with plugs or pots (I have the worst luck with bare root). The only place I could find with Duck Duck Go was a place ... Read more »

Good Fig Year


August 16, 2017, 12:05 am

I planted a small fig tree about seven or eight years ago. It grew into mor e of a bush than a tree, sending out a dozen or so canes each year; these d ied back in the winter and new canes grew in ... Read more »

Peppers galore


August 14, 2017, 4:32 pm

Wife picked a whole bucket of sweet peppers and brought them in. All washed and on the counter to dry. Some of them are big enough to turn into stuffed chilies with burger and cheese in them. Hav... Read more »

Goji Berries!


August 14, 2017, 3:49 am

Hi All, Got my first 10 Goji Berries off the four plants I planted last fall. Yippee!!! Interesting taste. The aftertaste is actually better than the regular taste! -T Read more »

Rain, and lots of it


August 7, 2017, 12:45 pm

Looks like we have been graced with the gardeners blessing of a gentle rain and a little thunder and lightning. I don't remember the last time it rained here but it is coming down pretty good no... Read more »

two pics from a few days ago


August 6, 2017, 3:36 am

working on the north garden getting the weeds out and regenerating the strawberry patch: http://www.anthive.com/img/tasks/thm/p7290001_Redoing_thm.jpg i'm about 10ft further to the left now... ... Read more »

Pickles !


August 4, 2017, 9:02 pm

We had enough cucumbers all at once so the wife put up 6 pints of dill pickles today . In a few days we'll try them and decide if it's worth the effort to make more - she's never done pickles ... Read more »

Heat and rain


August 1, 2017, 2:04 pm

We had a 101F day this past week, and this week we are looking at high nineties. The maybe good news is there may be rain this week. That's if I really believe the weather people, yeah, that's it... Read more »

What are those giant radishes


July 30, 2017, 8:20 pm

Hi All, On those addictive Asian Soaps, what are those giant radishes you see them choking up when they are cooking. The are about 12 long and 4 around. Their color is a light violet? And what ... Read more »

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Is it too late to plant pole beans in Wisconsin?

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Hi folks, In your opinion, is it too late to plant pole beans in Wisconsin? For a number of reasons (primarily, moving house at the end of May), I am running behind this year, and didn't get anythin... Read more »

Why does store bought spinach include so much mud

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I can't grow spinach. Snails are a problem. I live in long dry season area. And doesn't spinach prefers northern latitudes? Cool with long days? So, if I grew spinach I might know the answer to this:... Read more »

possum IQ?

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I've seen a possum near our garden. We have a decent fence, but we've lost stuff in the past. (Probably to woodchucks.) I'm not getting a clear answer from google as to whether possums are much of... Read more »

Buying Jerusalem Artichokes

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I want to buy some Jerusalem Artichokes to see if I like eating them before I plant them. I have looked at my local Ralphs and my brother has looked at the local Vons but we did not find any. Does a... Read more »

protein in cow manure

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does anyone have an idea of how much protein is typically found in cow manure? -- Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Cras lobortis volutpat commodo. Morbi lobortis, massa frin... Read more »

Wood/Bark/Mulch attracting tiny ants close to the house?

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We only started mulching with commercial mulches(Bagged) a couple of years = ago. Since them we have been seeing more tiny ants in the house. And DH say= s they are outside, he saw a column of them c... Read more »

ID My Apple Tree No.1

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Hi, Can someone help me ID the name of this apple tree. Please see picture tree01b Cooking apples or eating? Cheers +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ +------------... Read more »

Just plain mint?

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My mother has asked me to grow her some mint for her iced tea. She said she doesn't want peppermint, spearmint, or anything like that, she wants just plain mint. So, would that be _Mentha arvensis_? ... Read more »

Squirrels or birds? What's digging up my pumpkin seeds?

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I planted my kabocha pumpkin seeds a few days ago about an inch deep in very damp soil and again, something has been digging them up and eating the seeds, leaving the husks on the ground. Is it more ... Read more »

Cat/Dog repellent Coleus cania ?

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Seen in a garden catalog a plant(Coleus Canina) is supposed to keep the cats/dogs/rabbits out of the garden. Any one ever use it or have success with it? Or is this another marketing gimmic? Jerome... Read more »

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