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September 2013

Garden Alphabet: Grape (Vitis vinifera)

Garden Alphabet: Grape (Vitis vinifera) These grapes were growing on a neighbors fence along our usual  evening walking route. There are a few others, but this one seems to be producing best. It is always great to see food products growing in the neighborhood, but also a bit of a disappointment when they go unharvested. These […]

Interesting Plant: Agastache ‘Aztec Rose’

Interesting Plant: Agastache ‘Aztec Rose’ Discovered via Pinterest User, Sage Gardening Coaching Lovely dark and striking colors, along with double-petaled blooms in this Rudbeckia. “Agastache (giant hyssop) is a genus of 9–12 species of aromatic flowering herbaceous perennial plants in the family Lamiaceae, native to eastern Asia (one species) and North America (the rest).[1] Most species are […]

Container Garden Update 40: Raccoons digging, egg carton growing and more

The raccoons were spotted in the garden and I think it was they that dug up seedlings and scattered pots on the potting bench. Also, a second try at using egg cartons for seedlings and more. See what was happening in the container garden last year at this time: Container Garden Update 5 Subscribe on […]

My Favorite Garden Things for August 2013 – Douglas E. Welch

As always, let me know what types of interesting items you would like to see and I will keep an eye out for them especially. — Douglas Garden / Veddw: Trying not to say ‘lovely’ Garden / San Francisco’s AT&T Park To Feature Massive Edible Garden Behind Center Field Garden  Ewa in the Garden: 12 most inspiring […]