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July 2015 To-Do List

Flower Gardens Annuals Plant wildflowers, cosmos, celosia, and zinnia. Native Plants Thin out the Oregon grape. Perennials Spread compost on the fuchsias. Prune the deadwood off the fuchsias. Roses Weed the rose beds. Tie up any new canes on the … Continue reading

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August To Do List

Maintenance Sharpen mower blades. Water when needed. As always, keep on weeding. Vegetable Garden Plant lettuce, peas, and beans. Order garlic bulbs. Sow cover crops. Herb Garden Remove flower stems from the lavender when it finishes blooming. Reshape lavender if … Continue reading

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Bloomsday: August 2012

Family medical issues have been taking priority over the garden lately, but that doesn’t mean I can’t post some pictures for Bloomsday!  I will, however, keep this post fairly pared down. The knapweed looks pretty done for, but if I … Continue reading

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July Wrap Up

Maintenance I have done weekly checks on all the plants that have either been transplanted or planted within the last three years. I have made progress with the weeding.  The battle will never be over, but at least I’ve gained … Continue reading

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Bloomsday: July 2012

It has been a while since I have posted on Bloomsday, but I finally remembered to not only take the pictures, but also to actually post on the 15th.  Here are my blooms: the ones that I want in my … Continue reading

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July To-Do List

Maintenance Keep on weeding. Do a weekly check on any plants planted within the last three years. Edge beds. Clean and sharpen the pruners.  If I keep putting this on my list, it will get done.  Eventually. Don’t forget to … Continue reading

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June To-Do List

It is that time of year again, and the garden chores are exploding.  Fortunately, summer break is almost here, so I will soon have time to go after them with a vengeance. Planning Photograph the entire garden. Prepare new beds … Continue reading

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May To-Do List

Planning I need to order the rest of my seeds and supplies, even if it means breaking out the credit card.  If I can’t budget them, however, my list will need to be pared down.  I can successfully argue the … Continue reading

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Garden Chores: November 2011

Planning Where are the drainage problems? Look at pictures from this summer. What do I like?  What don’t I like? Maintenance Check on plants under eaves and in the cold frame.  Are they getting enough water? Update bird feeders and … Continue reading

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Monthly Wrapup: October

Planning I got some fall plant ideas from Home Depot.  True, it is not the best nursery around, but as long as I was there, I decided to browse. Japanese Blood Grass: I have really been noticing grasses lately, and … Continue reading

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