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Good Bug, Bad Bug

This year is a bad year for garden pests.  I’m seeing a lot of damage by  Apion longirostre  Hollyhock Weevil, thrips, aphids, leafminers, flea beetles and the list goes on. Here are a few photos of some of the offenders: Hollyhock … Continue reading

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Buck Rose

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Anemones

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Iris part 2

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Iris

This year the iris are beautiful!  Blooms are bountiful and I’m actually seeing a few that haven’t bloomed in years and had forgotten what some have looked like. Here’s a pleasant surprise, a peach colored iris that is about to … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Brick Floor

Last week the floor of the greenhouse got finished and it really looks and feels good.  I asked my friend Nikki to help me lay the old brick. I let Nikki decide the patterns and how they should be placed. Check … Continue reading

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Rose Tea- Not Just For Roses

Post from Bees and Chicks Tuesday’s Tips Whip up a batch of my version of Rose Tea for a quick boost. I make this tea for roses, but irises and peonies love this as well. In my garden the blooms are … Continue reading

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