Friday, May 17, 2024

May Gardening Guide - Florida


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Thursday, May 2, 2024

Vegetables you should not grow together


If you are wondering what combinations of vegetables you should not grow together, click here for an article that will tell you.

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Sunday, March 10, 2024

March Gardening Guide - Florida


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Friday, March 8, 2024

Water Fountain Maintenance


Click here for an excellent article on water fountain maintenance.

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Sunday, March 3, 2024

What Happens When a Seed Germinates


Spring has sprung in Central Florida.  As I opened the door to go outside this morning, the humidity hit me in the face.  WOW it went from winter to spring really fast.  Last week we were experiencing lows in the 40's with no humidity and now we are in high humidity with mid 80's during the day.

All that prompted me to head to Amazon and buy some seeds.  Coleus and zinnias to begin with to bring some color into my boring property.  We bought tomato and pepper seeds last year, but The Captain got sick and was in the hospital months before he passed away.  Now I am left with finding ways to bring some pleasure and joy into my life.  The color in the garden will do it for me so I can sit outside again as I used to enjoy nature.

So I have turned my attention to gardening on the internet.  What I found today is an excellent article all about seed germination.  Growing from seed is one of my favorite garden tasks.  It is so satisfying!

Click here to go to the article.

I look forward to new posts on my new adventures this spring!

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Friday, February 16, 2024

DIY Bubble Fountain


I would be totally happy with this fountain.

It utilizes easy to find components and looks easy enough for me to put together.

The sound of a water fountain is so soothing and relaxing.  Gotta put one together this year!

Click here to go to the article.  Other examples are shown for inspiration.

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All About Poison Ivy


Someone working in my yard told me I have poison ivy growing in my yard.  Just my luck, he would not touch it to clear it out.  So I decided to do some research.  I don't know if I should trust this guy or not . . . better to be educated on the subject before I go any further.

I found this informative article and thought I would share it with you guys.


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Thursday, February 15, 2024

DIY Birdseed Bells


One of my greatest joys is to sit outside and enjoy nature.  

My favorite thing is to feed the birds and watch them interact with each other.  They are especially silly around the bird bath.

These birdseed bells seem to be something I can enjoy watching the birds with.  They are also something that would be fairly easy to keep away from the squirrels.

Click here for the article.

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Monday, October 30, 2023

DIY Plant Sprays For Indoor & Outdoor Pests


As an organic gardener, I prefer to use homemade sprays so I know what it is made with.  

Click here for some DIY sprays.

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Monday, October 23, 2023

How To Save Coleus Plants This Fall


Coleus grows as an annual in most climates, but is actually a perennial as long as you protect it from frosts.  

Click here for the article.

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