Luffa update in the garden

I finally got the hang of it with my Luffa gourd, after initially producing 1 Luffa Gourd I started researching why my plant only produced 1 Luffa Gourd when it had tons of yellow flowers. Well, I found out that the plant was full of male flowers and I need female flowers to bear fruit, […]

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Progress in the garden…

Well, this is how the butternut squash plant is looking right about now and it has plenty of squashes. Today I decided to pick one, maybe a little early but I couldn’t resist and it came in at 7 lbs. 7.9 ounces, I can’t imagine how big it would of been if I left it […]

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Oops…I did it again…

O’my, what 2 buckets of seashells from going to the beach on the weekends and a gallon of $9 “oops” granite texture paint for concrete from my local home improvement store inspire me to do. I’ll tell you, I love going to the paint department every time I go to my favorite orange home improvement […]

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Playing in the dirt…

So I’ve been busy in the garden as you saw in my previous posts, I’ve been playing in the dirt for the past few months trying to get my garden oasis which still has a long way to go. Here are some pictures from last year comparing the growth and changes. Avocado located left back […]

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Seed Crazy…

So in my previous post, I shared my seed sorting and now that I have these seeds you might ask me, what the heck are you doing with them. Well, they get planted every where and anything from up cycled strawberry containers, egg containers, sandwich bags (well those I’m using for propagating roses) of just […]

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Sorting it out…

  It’s been awhile since I blogged and I figured that I would share what I’ve been up to, Yes, I have been busy and no, it’s not paintings. I’ll be sharing a serious of posts under my kissing dirt category just to show what I have been doing. Well, as we all know it’s […]

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Backyard Garden

As promised, I finally got around to taking some pictures of my back yard. So, I remember when I first moved into my current house when we moved back to Florida. The yard was pretty bare and not much going on and I new that I would be a long term project to have a […]

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Out in the garden…

Here’s some pictures of the front garden beds with black mulch. There are still some areas that are being worked on, like the sides that the plants are small and you might see some bare spots but with time they will flourish just like the front main garden beds. There are Red Fountain Grasses, Canna’s, […]

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Back to Gardening…

It’s been a while since I have posted and I’ve been a little busy bee. I been gardening a bit I removed 25 plants that were in the front garden beds that I thought would not be a good idea to leave there since some would grow about 25 ft. tall. I relocated some to […]

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Lavender crazy

It’s been sometime since I’ve had an update on my Lavender propagation. Here’s a pic of the original group and their progress. They are doing very well and I’ve been pinching them back weekly so that they branch out.          below is a tray that I started 4 weeks ago, I need to […]

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