Category Archives: Vegetable Garden

What To Do About Those Pesky Vine Borers

I know we have all heard the stories about those gardeners that have so much zucchini that they are sneaking it onto their neighbors porches at night. Tragically, I have never been one of those gardeners. Why not? Well, those … Continue reading

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Fruit and Veggies That Can Survive the Summer Heat

Here we are half way through August of 2019. I can’t believe it has been over 3 years since I have posted. Over the past few years as I have thought about blogging, the idea of getting everyone caught up … Continue reading

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Gardening Lessons from 2015

As the new year begins I can’t help but sit and think about the gardening lessons I’ve learned from 2015.  Gardening is a lot of trial and error and no one wants to continue repeating the errors.  Overall 2015 was … Continue reading

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Adding More Garden Space

Back in the spring of 2015 I decided I needed more garden space.  In the later part of 2014 I realized I had a severe nematode problem in my west garden.  I had a number of choices of how to … Continue reading

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Cleaning and Disinfecting Pots Is It Really Necessary?

Cleaning and disinfecting pots for reuse is one of those jobs we tend to want to skip.  As a matter of fact, it wasn’t until last year when I was volunteering for the master gardeners plant sale fundraiser, that I … Continue reading

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Seed Starting Guide

I know it’s early but I’m getting excited about my summer garden.  I searched for a seed starting guide of zone 8 but didn’t find one.  So, I made my own, which I am happy to share with you here, … Continue reading

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2014 At A Glance

I can’t believe I have been away sooo long.   2014 brought so many different things.  Winter brought an ice storm, spring brought flooding rains, summer brought severe heat, and well fall, I’ll get to that in a bit.  For … Continue reading

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Winterizing The Garden

I’m sure that most everyone has already winterized their garden, but for us here in zone 8b temps have been very mild this year.  The forecast has it dipping into the upper 30’s this week and although I have my … Continue reading

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Another Rainy Day

Today is another rainy day here in the panhandle of florida.  Between yesterday and today we have had about 3 1/2 inches of rain with more to come.  But, it has been mostly a slow steady rain, which is the … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Garden Update

Here in the panhandle of Florida, it’s been a crazy summer.  If the heat hasn’t gotten to your garden, then the rain probably has.  Over this Fourth of July holiday, here at my house, I have had over 8″ of … Continue reading

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