Swamp Milkweed   (Asclepias incarnate)
      By lavender at Nov. 26. 2014. with No Comments
      Posted in: Plants

        Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnate) is our featured plant of the month. It was brought to mind by one that bloomed in our plant collection this summer and was mislabeled as phlox. Since no one wanted to grow it for future division I put it on the embankment in the bed across from Harley-Davidson where...

      Root Pruning
      By lavender at Nov. 26. 2014. with No Comments

      When we dig up plants for transplanting, we are usually careful to dig deep and wide so that we do not break any on the roots. We are now going to examine some situations where you might want to deliberately remove roots and the safest way to do that removal. The most common need for...

      Some Unusual Tomatoes
      By lavender at Nov. 26. 2014. with No Comments
      Posted in: Vegetables

      Monica gave me a yellow tomato at the last meeting to taste test. The tag with it said it was “Tomato Grapefruit” and that it was a “mid-season, large size, low-acid, yellow with red-striped fruit.” This is a very pretty tomato with a deep yellow color and a nice shape. The red stripes are a...

      2014 City Building Weeding
      By lavender at Sep. 30. 2014. with No Comments
      Posted in: Galleries

       


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