I am trying a new watering system for my deck. This would replace, or at least accent the manual system I use. (You know, water from a jug when I remember or notice the need.) Continue reading
So with spring here I have focused on getting the deck cleaned up, and organized. The plants that I planted from seeds are coming up very well. I have noticed that maybe half the seeds germinated. And I am seeing a small flying gnat. When I researched it they are called fungus gnats. It seems that the larvae feed on roots and new shoots. So this would likely explain why I did not have a larger percentage of seeds germinate. I have picked up some poison to get rid of them. We will see if it works. Continue reading
Last year I purchased a Flamenco Red Trumpet Vine (Campsis) from Amazon. I planted it and nothing happened. As a matter of fact what leaves it had fell off, and I thought it died, for what ever reason. Well I was wrong. I had left the stick of a stem in the pot on the deck, and low and behold I have leaves. Continue reading
Today while I was looking out the deck window I saw a hummingbird buzzing in and out of the pine tree next to the building. It was flitting around and going in and out of the branches. It didn’t look like it was feeding on anything, but I suppose that is possible. I was not able to get a picture of it. Continue reading
I would really love to have you join me at my new site. In the next 30 days I will be closing this site completely, since it will no longer be updated. Again, thank you for joining me here, and I look forward to seeing you over at Small Space Gardening.
Come see how my garden blooms.