Monthly Archives: March 2013

Strawberries – So What’s Not to Love?

They’re easy and versatile, they flower in spring, fruit spring and summer, and have green leaves all year round (well, at least here in North Carolina). I created my strawberry patch two years ago on my dad’s birthday. Two years … Continue reading

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Planted Japanese Yew, Blue Rug Juniper, Blue Star Juniper

Blue Star Juniper All in a continued quest to fill the slope above the driveway. When everything grows up, it will be beautiful!

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Companion Planting

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Simple Soil Test

                  Perform your soil test by placing a sample into two separate cups or containers. Add vinegar to one. If it fizzes your soil is alkaline. If not, add some water to … Continue reading

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Garden Envy!

It’s finally time to get the gardens ready for Spring! I’ve been working in the yard and reading what needs to be done to prepare, going around to local nurseries, and searching online for tips. Today, I came across this … Continue reading

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My Lemons are Growing!

  After the flowers, it was covered with green fruit buds. Now, a lot of the buds are gone but about 6 are really taking off. From what I understand, the next major thing to happen is the leaves will … Continue reading

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Planted the Rosemary and Lavender

  Forgot to take more photos, but the starts that I cut of Rosemary and Lavender rooted well and I planted them in the yard today. Five weeks from cutting to planting. Fabulous way to propagate!

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