Freda Eckel
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  • Lexington, KY
  • United States
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May 10, 2011
Freda Eckel replied to Iowa Gardener's discussion Tomato support ideas in the group Vegetable Gardens
"I use the fence around my raised bed garden as a trellis for my tomatoes. It is made from reclaimed tobacco poles and has wire mesh as a trellis. I use sting to attach the tomatoes to the fence. I also use topiaries on tomoto plants that are not…"
May 9, 2011
Freda Eckel commented on Robee's group Garden Cats
"I have 4 cats, the newest additions to our feline family are Taz and Tig, brother and sister, graysih blue colored,who are now 9 months old. My husband surprised me with them last fall when they are only 5 1/2weeks old. They were supposed to be my…"
May 9, 2011
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Garden Cats

Pictures and stories of felines and ideas about what cats enjoy most about their Garden.We invite all cat lovers to join us at Cat-Share.com - a site affiliated with Garden-Share.com, so you should already be familiar with the format.See More
May 9, 2011
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May 9, 2011
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Fragrance gardening

I am creating this group for all of those who love to enjoy the serenity of sitting outdoors and taking in the intoxicating fragrances that can be experienced with fragrant plantings.
May 9, 2011
Freda Eckel commented on Freda Eckel's blog post Fall Gardening
"Follow along as the gardening season gets going with updates on this blog. I also write articles for Hubpages, follow me there at http://hubpages.com/profile/RentedMule"
May 9, 2011
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Oct 22, 2010
Freda Eckel posted a blog post

Fall Gardening

I have removed most of my annual flowers from my flower gardens already. It is kind of sad. I love fall, all of the colors are georgeous. But dread the cold weather ahead. The cleanup involved during fall gardening is an opportunity to divide perennials and create more flower beds. I save the seeds from the flowers to start new one the next year. You can too, go to the link below for find out more. I have a website that offers lots of home and garden ideas.Check it out at…See More
Oct 20, 2010

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Which category best describes you?
Recreational Gardener, Garden Product Manufacturer
Skill level
In a Gardening related business
Website
http://www.improve-your-home-and-garden.com
What kind of gardening do you like to do?
Flower gardening, and vegetable gardening, landscaping, design
How much time do you spend a week on average in your garden when weather permits?
10 -25

Freda Eckel's Blog

Spring Gardening

Posted on May 9, 2011 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

Now that the danger of frost is over it is time to get planting tender annuals.  I have already started planting vegetables and herbs in my raised bed garden that was built last year. Now we are in the beginning stages of adding on it to to enlarge the garden. I can't wait until it is finished, so I can plant even more.…

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Fall Gardening

Posted on October 20, 2010 at 7:30pm 1 Comment

I have removed most of my annual flowers from my flower gardens already. It is kind of sad. I love fall, all of the colors are georgeous. But dread the cold weather ahead. The cleanup involved during fall gardening is an opportunity to divide perennials and create more flower beds. I save the seeds from the flowers to start new one the next year. You can too, go to the link below for find out more.

 

I have a website that offers lots of home and garden ideas.

Check it…

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Clare Oliva commented on lynda crawford's photo
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044 Fig..22yrs..

"I hear you, Lynda, regarding getting out in the garden whenever you can. Sorry to hear you are dealing with some health issues but it looks like you don't let that get in the way of creating beauty in your garden."
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Parasol Lady in Mid-October

"Charlotte, I do feel blessed that my husband shares my passion for gardening. Your harsh climate in Oklahoma does make it especially challenging for you, but I'm guessing it also makes gardening even more rewarding when your efforts pay off."
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Clare Oliva commented on Clare Oliva's photo
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"I think you'll really like it, Charlotte!"
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lynda crawford commented on lynda crawford's photo
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044 Fig..22yrs..

"It is a credit to you both...Have always been an avid gardener..Horticulturist also...health issues have put a damper on it though..but get out there whenever I can...  "
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"Yes Clare they are....The same has happened with the hydrangeas here as with the rhododendrons..I live in a temperate zone..close to the coast and the lake so do get some relief from the heat... "
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"Sun is their biggest requirement Clare.. "
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Charlotte Gregory commented on Clare Oliva's photo
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Parasol Lady in Mid-October

"Well, you are lucky that your husband enjoys gardening with you.  My husband keeps telling me that I'm never finished and he's right; I will continue to add beds because I enjoy lush landscapes.  Living in Oklahoma is tough…"
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