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Pool Project 0 (0)

June 2020. With the public pools closed due to Coronavirus, we decided to get a pool installed – along with everyone else in the country! No pools were available for installation until late fall and even all the temporary setup pools were sold out. I was finally able to find […]

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Planting Dates – 2021 0 (0)

Plant Bed SeedsStarted PlantedOutdoors First Harvest Last Harvest Fertilizer Harvest Asparagus 1 N/A Perenial 1 to 1.5 10-10-10, per 100 square feet in early spring before the spears emerge. After the last harvest in June using a nitrogen fertilizer, apply .10 pound of actual nitrogen per 100 square feet.  Mint […]

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The Growing Season 0 (0)

Monday, June 3rd Roly-Polies Today I put out dog and cat food cans filled with beer for what we call the “Roly-Poly Beer Party”. Several years in a row the stems on our squash plants would look like they were rotting and the plants would die. Also, our marigolds were […]

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Gura Garden Creations 0 (0)

June 4th, 2019 Today I made mint chocolate chip ice cream to use up some of the bucket of mint we have. I used this recipe -> http://www.wrytoasteats.com/no-churn-fresh-mint-chocolate-chip-ice-cream/ It was delicious and very easy to make.

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Back Flower Beds 0 (0)

Peonies https://homeguides.sfgate.com/fertilizer-use-peonies-39724.html Routine Peony Feeding Phosphorus and nitrogen are important nutrients for a peony over its lifetime. You must ensure proper levels each year so that your plants will grow as they should and produce vivid blooms. Apply a low-nitrogen fertilizer — a 5-10-10 blend, for instance — to the […]

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Yard 0 (0)

Bought 3 yards of mulch on 5/10/2019 from Falkenberg on 130th for $149 delivered. Perfect amount for front, side and back flower beds.