Egyptian Walking Onion Update

Egyptian Walking Onion Update

Here's an update on my Egyptian Walking Onions. They are doing better, since I treated them with activated charcoal, to remove herbicide in the soil. They all are forming aerial bulbs, and working towards falling over, so that the new little bulbs can start growing in...

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Cactus Bloom

Cactus Bloom

Recently Found at Home Depot. I found this beauty at the check-out lane in the garden section of Home Depot. It really blew my mind! Not that I would have it in my garden, what with the dogs and the spines and all. But, if my landlord went for a more water-wise...

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Baby Birds In My Arbor

Baby Birds In My Arbor

The last tenant put a "box" over the portion of the arbor that covers the grill. A pair of sparrows realized that it was the perfect spot for a nest. The babies have begun to fly out from the nest. They are so cute and haven't figured out that Coco and I might be...

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Garden Update 11-16-2015

Garden Update 11-16-2015

My garden is doing well so far. The lettuce starts have gotten big enough to pick a few leaves for sandwiches. The Egyptian Walking Onions (back row along the wall) have settled in and are back to growing. The leeks (small green grass-like leaves) surrounding the...

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Planting A Fall Veggie Garden

Planting A Fall Veggie Garden

I got part of my Fall veggie garden in this afternoon. My husband was a big help turning over the soil and adding copious amounts of compost. The local nursery was having a sale on 6-cell starts for just under $4.00 each, so I picked up some cauliflower, two kinds of...

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