Tag : garden

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…. are really only lovely and adorable in books. In real life, they are mean things that deserve to be put in paella. Yesterday, I had 6 beautiful, unopened crocus buds. We were looking forward to taking pictures and sketching them this morning. Today, I have 3 crocus blooms, and 3 bitten-off purple stumps. I …
I don’t know what these are (yet) or I’ve forgotten; they’re right in the front yard welcoming guests
Playing with photo editing software
Galanthus nivalis
Ongoing attempt to reduce the clutter around here…. getting rid of all my favorite gardening catalogs; yes, I have quite the pile. The first part are all companies I’ve shopped from before; Renee’s Garden I ordered from when it was still “Shepherd’s Garden Seeds” which was bought by White Flower Farm. Papa Geno’s I haven’t …
started 28 January 2008 and succeeding days: Row 1 valeriana officinalis – valerian satureja montana – winter savory salvia officinalis – broadleaf sage rosmarinus pisum sativum – snow pea perennial oregano marrubium vulgare – horehound spearmint levisticum officinale – lovage cress fine curled inula helenium – elecampane hyssopus officinalis arugula – germinated week of 2/11/08, …
- we traveled twice to St. Lou/Cape and back - I read Animal, Vegetable, Miracle; The Omnivore’s Dilemma; Persuasion; Northanger Abbey; finishing up Mansfield Park today - tried out Door-to-Door Organics and didn’t like it - wintersowed roughly 46 seeds, with at least 4x more coming in the next few weeks - changed our phone …
I finished up the last of my seeds of the ff: Mentha spicata – Spearmint – Plantation 2006 Rosmarinus officinalis – Fothergills Marrubium vulgare – Horehound – Fedco 2004 Bellis perennis – English Daisy True Wild Type – JL Hudson 2004 Mirabilis jalapa unknown color 2005 Brassica rapa – Purple Top White Globe Turnip – …
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds Bluestone Perennials Brent and Becky’s Bulbs DripWorks (drip irrigation) Gardener’s Supply Company Gempler’s (not just for gardens) Gilbert H. Wild and Son LLC J. L. Hudson, Seedsman (awesome rare seeds) Johnny’s Selected Seeds Le Jardin du Gourmet Lee Valley (has woodworking stuff too) Musser Forests (cheap trees!) My Gardenweb Exchange Page …
The Mary Garden spreadsheet is now a Google spreadsheet which you can view here. The list of Mary’s flowers was taken from Mary’s Gardens: 100 Plants For A Larger Mary Garden. The spreadsheet includes information on each flower, i.e., by Latin name, ordering link (some are obsolete, and I’m working on updating them), Type (Annual, …
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