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  • August Gardening Report

    Awe isn't early spring beautiful:) The gardening bug sure is itching to get his hands dirty, but morning frosts keep them well inside gloves right on. The rain has finally eased and the soil is slowly, slowly drying somewhat. Plum and apple trees started blooming this week, so beautiful to… More

  • 1 Dish Blueberry Cheesecake

    I'm not sure why they call these 1 dish recipes, I used a couple of pots on this one, but it is pretty tasty! *********************** 1-Dish Blueberry Cheesecake BAKE TIME: 30 MINUTES SERVES 9 Batter Mazola PureTM Cooking Spray 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 envelopes Fleischmann's RapidRise Yeast 1/4 cup… More

  • July Report

    ...ing that yellow thing shining in the sky again.:D Preparing rail road ties to become raised beds for the veggie garden. Lots of huffing and puffing moving those in line. Post are going in for a rail… More

  • Hiya from Western Slope High Plains in Colorado

    Hiya everyone, We live in a small town at the base of Grand Mesa; the largest flat top mesa on planet Earth. We live out in the country, but still in the mountains. The natural terrain is unlike any other place on earth with enormous Sage, Cedars, and Pine in… More

  • Kathy's Southern Ohio Garden

    ...xcited to finally have a lot of space to plant. Before that I was limited to containers and shade only plants. One of my goals is to have something blooming from April through October. Here are my areas:… More

  • Winterizing Mandevilla

    ... bad idea). What needs to be done to prepare them for the cooler winter months. Everything I read is speaking of potted plants, should we dig 'em up and put 'em in pots? 10-22-08, An additional… More

  • Growing Passion Flower from seeds

    ... 5/6). How should I prepare the seeds to be ready for indoor germination and… More

  • Help with roses

    ...d in containers. I'm not sure how to prepare them for winter. I read that they had to freeze twice- which they did. After that, I brought them inside to my basement to spend the winter. I have pruned… More

  • winter preperation

    ...the corner I'm just wondering what I should do to prepare. I'm a first time gardener and I was told I should plant some winter plants and I was just wondering which plants grow good in my area and how to protect them. I'm from Kansas… More

  • New bulbs

    ... they had bags of 25 bulbs (tulips and daffodils) for $5.00 I couldn't resist so I bought a bag of each (even though I was told spring would be the better time for this, I was just to anxious to get… More

  • From Whence It Sprung!

    As might be surmised I am a bit of a gardener. Those that know me and have seen our gardens here at the house mights say I've underexaggerated a distinct passion by using the word "bit". From time to time, over the years I've thought about how this love of… More

  • Recipe Archive at Winter Creek Gardens

    ...pe Archive. If you are searching for a new way of preparing a fruit/vegetable, check it out because you will find something you will enjoy! I assure You! Gary/Louisville http://www.wintercreekgardens.com/recipe.html More

  • Preparing the cuttings (crassulas)

    ...re some pics on when I was preparing the cuttings for potting. I cut the ends off all the cuttings and dusted them with cinnamon to help prevent rot. Now i will let them all sit for a few days so the cut ends can callose over and heal.… More

  • Preparing soil for next year

    I decided to make a lil garden next year. 6'x6'. The patch of soil has never been used, and was under some debris till now. I picked up a shovel and loosen up the soil, mixing in the weeds (I intend on doing that tomorrow as well) I was wondering… More

  • When/how to do the overhaul

    ...the flower bed in front of my house. I have a few perennials and bulbs already there, which I'd like to keep, but I'll have to move them. When is the best time to transplant them, how should I go about it, and how should… More

  • Tomatoes 101

    ...g able to find it. So fer starts let's talk about preparing the ground… More

  • Ashes into Garden?

    Just starting my new veggie garden and preparing the dirt (yup it's got coffee grounds in it lol). My question is, all the ashes from our bonfires in the firepit from burning the tree branches (many enjoyable nights thanks to a few good storms!), would they make a good mix… More

  • my tulips :(

    ...them. Is that too late to plant them?? I finished preparing my flower bed, I tilled it, added some gypsum stuff and some compost. I think I… More

  • Does Peat make soil more acidic?

    I've been reading about preparing the soil for planting blueberry bushes. The general recommendation seems to be to use 1/2 peat and 1/2 topsoil/potting soil. The suggested ph is 4.5. Is the peat itself acidic? Would I need anything else to make the soil more acidic if I were to… More

  • Preparing the Periennial Garden bed after winter

    ...l be coming up soon. How do you prepare your beds for Spring? Thanks a bunch! Blessings, Lily More