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As promised, I am reporting back on my spinning composter. After 4 weeks I had compost.
OK, with a three-day weekend, what are you doing in the garden?
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I've started planting my vegetable garden. Last week the cucumbers went in.
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I noticed that something was eating my lettuce. I thought Japanese beetles, but didn't see any. The next day the lettuce looked worse, so I took a closer look.
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Will there be any perennials left to bloom in July?
Robert Kelly
This kicks off our summer garden photo contest, a little earlier this year than usual because this has been an unusual year.
Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gzette
This morning I spotted my first female ruby-throated hummingbird of the season. Must have come in with last night's storm.
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Last night, May 4, as I was preparing dinner I thought I heard the call of a male Baltimore oriole.
Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
My cucumbers are proving to be tough enough to plant early outside. Besides, I am starting to run out of living room space.
"By 'Mom' we mean your mother, of course, but also grandmas, aunts, and anyone else who means mother to you!"
"The Botanical Conservatory is offering around 600 kinds of plants for purchase at a three-day plant extravaganza."
Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
My long weekend off from work at the Journal Gazette has into a work weekend in the yard.