Blanket Flowers (Gaillardia grandiflora)


on Friday, July, 09 2010 @ 01:56:08 pm (132 words)
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I have grown blanket flowers in my garden for the last several years. However, my luck with them has not been that great so when I built the new bed around the flowering almond, I decided to see how they would do in that bed as it gets more sunlight. more »

Red Plum


on Thursday, July, 08 2010 @ 07:15:05 pm (229 words)
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n my little orchard I have a red plum tree. I am not exactly sure of the cultivar; these are the same plums that grandfather had on his farm. My searches on the internet to try and identify the cultivar have been hampered by poor quality images. more »

Back Veggie Garden Update


on Tuesday, July, 06 2010 @ 01:29:13 pm (114 words)
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The first photo shows the back veggie garden when I prepared it for planting in the spring. Compare that shot with the second photo showing the garden with all the vegetables growing. It took a w… more »