Sunday, December 27, 2009

Ete 2009

Jardin du nord

My mother-in-law's garden

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Romaine Lettuce - 2nd Generation

I wonder what to do with those Romaine Lettuce seeds on previous romaine lettuce posts
trilliumgrovefarm said... Gather seeds! :)
June said...Bring on those seeds...
Now the second generation is spreading everywhere

Monday, November 9, 2009

Beauty of Broccoli Plant

It has been 9 months, still waiting for the broccoli flower head.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Mums / Chrysanthemum flowers

End of the season full bloomsDried Chrysanthemum flowers can be steeped in hot water to prepare tea. Do you make Chrysanthemum tea from the flowers?

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Spicy Basil

Spicy basil has smaller leaves than regular basil, it has tiny white flowers.
Plant it end of February under the partial shade and enjoy the harvest for 8 months.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Lime or Lemon?

(Lime + lemon) tree = Lemon lime cocktail plant?

Lime Postings
Gurney's Nursery

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Final Harvest - Tomatoes

The last harvest - pick up all tomatoes in the garden before the temperature drops below 50 degrees.
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Thursday, October 22, 2009

Okra, Lady's Finger, Abelmoschus Esculentus; Hibiscus Esculentus L

Take a glimpse of the beauty of okra flowers before the cold wind blows.

Follow up from previous post
Tips for growing okra: full sunlight, well drained and fertile soil.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Fall / Winter Plant

Life is too busy, take a minute to enjoy the nice berries. Do you know the name of this plant?

How to Plant and Care for Pyracanthas

How to Choose Shrubs for Colorful Fall & Winter Berries

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Random photo

Pink flower wrapping up the summer blooms.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Ground Cover

Avoid spending too much $ for the mulch, try ground cover

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Hydrangea Arborescens

If you like hydrangea, Hydrangea arborescens is a good choice because it needs less water than macrophylla or quercifolia

Growing Hydrangeas in Containers

Website dedicated to Hydrangea

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Chive Flowers

Chive flowers - get ready for next generation

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Non-Toxic Bug Fighting Tools

Fire ants - knocking out a fire ant mound early in the year with boiling water.

Cinnamon oil - environmentally friendly pesticide that can kill mosquito larvae, repel mosquitoes and prevent their bites.

Fighting flea: Slice about six lemons, and pour boiling water over them. Let the water stand overnight, then strain the liquid into a spray bottle, spray to repel and kill fleas. Check the pet every few days to make sure all fleas are killed and eggs have not hatched.

Wash: 10 drops of tea tree oil and 1 tablespoon of aloe vera to an 8-ounce bottle.

Rinse: 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with 1 pint of water.

Natural powder mixtures to repel bugs - ingredients contain garlic as well as alfalfa, wormwood, yellowdock and pennyroyal.

Cedar oil and quartz crystal will close the pores of all insects and let them suffocate and die.

Combination of Pennyroyal, eucalyptus and citronella oils can also prevent fleas and ticks from landing.

Natural Ways to Repel Mosquitoes in the Garden

Natural Ways to Repel Mosquitoes & Other Insects (2)

Toxic-Free Fact Sheets

Toxic-Free Insect repellent

Insect repellent DEET is toxic to brain cells

Wednesday, September 9, 2009


Big mama and a small baby

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Atlantic Ocean View

The trees and plants that manage to survive the hurricane and salt water
How many baby crabs can you find?Enjoy the seabirds and a nice catch from the Atlantic ocean :)

Monday, September 7, 2009

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