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Mar 13

Spider Mites

Gardening Jones shares her experience dealing with spider mites.

We don’t really have the light for growing houseplants in the Jones’ household, therefore they don’t thrive well here. Most of the windows are small and we’re surrounded by a lot of wooded area. I pretty much gave up trying to keep houseplants alive. But that’s okay, because all but one of our houseplants are …

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Feb 15

Sunday Shares 2/14/16

A Patio Tomato growing indoors in February.

This is very likely the coldest day we will have all winter, with temperatures dropping well below zero and a nasty windchill. Still the February sun is melting the small amount of snow that came with the cold, and spring is getting closer every day. This picture is of our first flower on the patio …

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Apr 21

Murphy’s Garden

free plants

Call it Mother Nature, or call it Murphy’s Law, but the gardener is only a player on the growing stage. One thing we have learned is that no matter how long you wait for a seedling to sprout, as soon as you replant, the first one will come up. Followed very quickly by the more …

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Mar 08

Listada de Gandia Eggplant

Listada de Gandia eggplant

A gardening friend told us this is the only variety of eggplant he grows anymore. Botanical Interests describes this heirloom as “So pretty, you can grow it in the flower garden. Its thin skin, mild flavor and tender texture ensure you will enjoy every bite!” They go on to say that the skin is so …

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Dec 07

14 Faster Growing Edibles

You might call it fast food, these veggies are ready to eat sooner then their relatives. Whether your season is short or you just want to make the most if it, here are a few suggestions. Most of the information was found from Johnny’s Select Seeds and reprinted with their permission. They specialize in farm …

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Nov 23

Tennessee Sweet Potato Squash

pumpkin squash

The first listing of Tennessee Sweet Potato squash seeds, then called Green Striped Bell Squash was in 1947. It was then acquired by Burpee, who changed the name. Some people suggest this is the same squash Thomas Jefferson referred to as Potato Pumpkin. The flesh is pale, sweet and dry. Many gardeners say the flavor …

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