Category Archives: Florida

Seminole Pumpkins

This is my second year of growing Seminole Pumpkins and they are one of my favorite crops.  They are actually a cross between a pumpkin and squash and are fairly small in size, around 3lbs.The vines grow like weeds and … Continue reading

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Apple Tree Update – 4/9/16 Central Florida

  When I decided to plant apple trees it was amazing how many people said “you can grow apple trees in Florida?” Well I guess this proves you can.  I am using the backyard orchard culture, this is where the … Continue reading

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My Garden Update 3/9/16

Oh I just love it when seeds begin popping up and things begin to flower.  I am very impatient this year with my garden since I am trying some new things.  Here is what’s blooming and growing in my garden … Continue reading

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Jean Hay Bale Gardening

Growing food in Florida can be quite hard and nematodes are one of my greatest challenges.  I have decided this year to try something different, again, a jean garden.  I purchased these jeans 1/2 off at Goodwill and stuffed them … Continue reading

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Ginger – 2/5/16

I dug up the ginger I had planted in my self watering grow buckets this past summer.  It is not as much as I have harvested in the square containters but, still a good haul. I re-planted several small pieces … Continue reading

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Vistor in my Garden – Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

My back has been out for 2 days now and it was windy and rainy this morning so when I got a chance to walk in my garden it was a welcome change. To my surprise I found this little … Continue reading

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Florida Garden Update 1/3/15

My garden is actually doing O.K. and I haven’t been doing a lot this winter.  I have been better at planting celery ends and watering them faithfully.  If I don’t they die quickly.  I also have now planted 3 onion … Continue reading

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Florida Garden Update 12/16/14

I haven’t really done much in my garden the past several months.  Of course being sick for one month didn’t help.  I did get some mulching done in the front yard 2 months ago and now I am working on … Continue reading

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Update for My Florida Hay Bale/Raised Bed/5gal Bucket (7-9-14)

I can’t believe it is the 9th of July already and my garden is still producing tomatoes and green beans.  I have decided to stop picking my greens beans and let what is on the vine go to seed. We … Continue reading

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