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Archive for the 'gardening' Category

Weather Geeking, Orchid Geeking

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

Keeping orchids alive outdoors is a challenge where I live. It’s been raining for almost a week and will most likely rain through this coming week. Nights get down to about 35 degrees and the temp hasn’t topped 42 or so during the day since the rains resumed. I grow a lot of Mexican Laelia [...]

Settling In

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

And on the 12th day, the cat claimed half the lower tier of the greenhouse window. And it was good. It’s also really good to have friendly, open, trustworthy landlords who are sincerely happy that I’m happy. Praise be.

Another Weekend Gardening

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Daily 80 to 95 degree temperatures since Thursday have things budding and flowering. Perfect potting/repotting weather.

A Bad Day Gardening Is Better Than….

Monday, April 28th, 2008

…just about anything, and yesterday wasn’t a bad day, neither. Here’s what the front patio looks like after a few hours’ sprucing-up on Sunday.