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East Coast Central Florida Garden Update 4-20-15

We have had some nice rain lately and my garden is loving it.  It has also been very hot this month so will see if my cucumbers and green beans survive. Here are some pictures along with a beautiful dragonfly … Continue reading

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What’s Blooming in My Garden (3-29-15) – Eastern Central Florida

I can’t believe my Golden Dorsett apple tree is blooming again.  It bloomed at the beginning of February and its now March 29. This is my second bunch of bananas that have come out this spring.  This is the first … Continue reading

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Sustainable Gardening – What is it?

What is sustainable gardening? This is the dictionary definition of sustainable. Capable of being supported or upheld, as by having its weight borne from below. Pertaining to a system that maintains its own viability by using techniques that allow for continual … 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 – 1/15/15

The past couple of weeks I have been trying to update my garden for the spring.  Being sick for a month in November has made it hard catching up on things that need to be done.  Chores have been laying … 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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Update on Hay Bale Garden/Grow Buckets/Backyard Orchard Culture 5-17-14

  Boy times seems to fly.  It has been 17 days since I posted an update on my garden and it is doing great! If you would like to see a layout of my garden please go to this link. … Continue reading

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My Florida Hay Bale/Bucket/Raised Bed Garden – Plotted and Picts

I probably planted way to late as the weather seems to be getting very hot in Florida.  It is fun none the less to see what will grow.  Almost everything has been planted with seed except the recently purchased parsley … Continue reading

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