Category Archives: General Gardening

81f on 12Feb2017!

Really? 81f on 12Feb2017!

But you know who says there is no such thing as global warming!



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Another cold spell after a month of warm weather….

The plants are all confused! Weeks of temps in the 50s to 70s have encouraged an early Spring blooming…

Asian magnolia- Magnolia denudata ‘Forrest’s Pink”




And the weather 

Winter jasmine 

And the sunsets have been clear and beautiful!

And Camellia Tama Peacock at JC Raulston Arboretum

Of course, a winter storm is coming tonight (09feb2017) with temps down to 23f!!!! Brrrrrr


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Tu Bishvat Shabbat Menu

Tu Bishvat or the Jewish New Year of Trees is just around the corner.  Of course, there is food to celebrate but also its an excellent time of the year to remember the environment and to be aware of how to protect it.

The Joy of Kosher website has an excellent menu plan:  Tu Bishvat Shabbat Menu

Take time today to look through the seed and plant catalogs and plan your gardens!




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