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Time to Start My Fall Garden
Jul
18
2014
As hard it might be to imagine right now, the harvest will slow down to more of a trickle by late September, so if you want to continue growing (and eating fresh!) well into the fall, this is the time of year to think about starting your fall garden. ...read more
The Beauty of Bean Flowers
Jul
14
2014
Growing beans is super easy and they taste great, but did you know they also have really pretty flowers? This year I am growing Scarlett Runner Beans, Rattlesnake Pole Beans. Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans, Purple Podded Pole Beans, and Christmas Pole Lima Be ...read more
Zinnia Print
Jul
09
2014
I base a lot of the photography and art that I do on flowers and I think zinnias make great subjects for photography and works of art. Zinnia flowers have so much depth and I love the subtle (or sometimes not so subtle) gradients in color on zinnia petals ...read more
Spider Breeder Daylily
Jul
08
2014
Hemerocallis Spider Breeder (Daylily) is a mid to late season blooming spider daylily that gets about 36 inches tall. It's scapes are very tall and it has blooms that are a deep lemon yellow and up to 10 inches across. ...read more
Just in the Nick of Time ...More Strawberries!
Jul
06
2014
We had a really good crop of strawberries here earlier this Spring. I was in the garden picking berries almost everyday throughout the month of May and early June and by the time they started easing up, my back and I were (VERY) ready for a break, but... ...read more
Gourds, Gourds, Gourds!
Jul
03
2014
I decided to try my hand at growing some gourds this year and, WOW, are they ever easy to grow! I pretty much just wanted birdhouse gourds and luffas, but I decided to also plant a packet of mixed gourd seeds as well as some Giant African Bottle Gourds... ...read more
Woodside Ruby Daylily
Jun
30
2014
One of the nicest, dark daylilies I currently have is 'Woodside Ruby' -- it's a prolific, mid-season bloomer and is blooming right now in my garden. What's interesting to me about this daylily is that sometimes it looks deep red and sometimes it looks mor ...read more