"I have two Thanksgiving Cactus blooming again and one Easter Cactus that has buds. I think I like the EC the best. My laptop can not go on the web any longer so I am writing on my Kindel. I won't be able to post pictures until…"
"I have been able to work in the garden for the last few days but today it started raining again. I was able to get a plum tree moved and got a bed ready for peas. I have several different kinds of lettuce started in the house. I am…"
"Grant, as usual, your plants look amazing. I love the pale Schlumbergera. I like the reds and oranges the best but your white is lovely as well. Jan, I got a big kick out of your cutting being in bloom. I just…"
"One of the AV's that I started from a leaf cutting is blooming. This is a first for me. First time that I ever rooted a leaf cutting and first time the cutting is now a baby plant and blooming. Oh I feel like a plant…"
Thank you , Glenda ! It's my little piece of serenity back there ! Less than an acre surrounded by fields so it feels like a lot ! A couple of raised beds and a stone walkway have been added since these photos and lots of plans yet to be added !
Hey there Glenda!! I wanted to reply to your chat message - but said you were disconnected :( WOW you are so close to us!!! Thanks for looking at my photos and your wonderful compliment! Next time you are up this way let me know - I'd love to meet you :)
Hi Glenda, Thanks for asking to be my friend, There are actually several Oregonians on the site including on Gardening in the Pacific Northwest. Not much on right now I think it will pick up after the New Year when we all get busy with pruning etc. Have a wonderful Holiday season. Diane
Glenda, I'm looking for your little red wagon to put in my like... Have you posted it to the web-site ? I can't find it in your album. When I click on it in Vines its too large to put in my likes. Its such a beautiful inspiring pic... Happy Gardening !
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"Thank you Keryn, you obviously are fertilizing just right! Mine are indoors, but it has been a relatively cool summer. I will try just a little fertilizer. At least the plants look healthy and still alive!"
"I hear you, Lorraine. Three or four years ago, we had a surprise snowstorm at the end of October. (That's VERY unusual for this area.) The leaves were still on the trees and the heavy snow made many branches break. We lost three 7-year-old…"
"I don,t fertilize very much, under trees mostly because the trees take from the plants under them. I use a week naturally manure liquid that I make in a 40 Lt container. Put a bit of manure in the bottom of container and fill with water and let…"