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Container Garden Week 9 Update

Well, no drought concerns here this past week. We have had numerous thunderstorms with a total of 4 3/4" of rain on our hilltop, plus heat advisories every day. I go out for daily morning walks to check on all of the containers and am grateful that everything is doing as well as it is.… Continue reading Container Garden Week 9 Update

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Container Garden Week 8 Update

I can't believe this is Week 8 with the Container Garden series! I'll have to admit that sharing with my readers has been a huge motivator for me to get things done. I guess maybe I should be showing more of what other projects I'm working on around the yard, so that I might get… Continue reading Container Garden Week 8 Update

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Container Garden Week 7 Update

The container garden is doing wonderful! It's nice to finally get most everything planted and growing well. We've had temperatures in the upper 80's and low 90's the past few days, and forecast for the next couple of days, with heat index over 100°. So...I am really surprised at how everything has grown as much… Continue reading Container Garden Week 7 Update

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Container Garden Week 6 Update

It's been a busy week for me in the garden. I added a few more containers, filling them from the compost pile, and worked on cleaning up my greenhouse area. The container plants are coming along very well and are slowly producing. More on that in a few... Hubby trapped and relocated Pepé Le Pew last… Continue reading Container Garden Week 6 Update

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Container Garden, Week 5 Update

We have had 2 1/4" of rain this past week. Since all of the plants are still small, the containers are getting a good soaking. When the plants get larger, the rain doesn't help much to water the soil in the containers, because the leaves divert the rain water past the edges of the containers. But… Continue reading Container Garden, Week 5 Update