Heather Gill
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  • Ogallala, NE
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Iris

Can't believe how prolific my Iris are this year.
Dec 7, 2013
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"Our weather has simply been weird & feels like fall. I'm planting my first fall crop and any advice would be appreciated!"
Aug 17, 2013
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"beautiful"
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"Thanks!  For a practical gardener-this perennial bed makes me happy.  Now to get some annuals in."
Jun 4, 2013
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"Enjoying a no-pressure garden planting! O.k. so I'll call it succession planting but it is really just-as I get to it."
Jun 4, 2013
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"Potato Tower!"
May 31, 2013
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"Big Blue stem came back in full force so I added the vine geranium and love it!"
May 31, 2013
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May 31, 2013
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"Rain! We have been surprised and blessed with lots of rain the last few weeks."
May 31, 2013
chuck goecke replied to Heather Gill's discussion Native Plants as a concept of Permaculture in the group Permaculture
"Yeah, spriging is the preferred way for professionals, like turf companies, golf courses, and large project Landscapers to put in the types of grasses that make those runners which include buffalo grass, regular bermuda, hybrid bermuda, zoysia, St…"
May 24, 2013
Heather Gill replied to Heather Gill's discussion Native Plants as a concept of Permaculture in the group Permaculture
"I have not been on for a while but thank you for the great information.  I will really spend the next week hand watering.  I didn't realize the grass could be reestablished by runners."
May 23, 2013

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Which category best describes you?
Recreational Gardener, Garden Blogger
Skill level
Beginner
Website
http://heartskry.blogspot.com, footstepgarden.blogspot.com
What kind of gardening do you like to do?
Native, wild flowers, vegy
How much time do you spend a week on average in your garden when weather permits?
14-15

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Heather Gill's Blog

Winter Comfort

Posted on October 5, 2012 at 8:53pm 0 Comments

Out With the Old

Posted on July 10, 2012 at 8:21pm 0 Comments

I've been spending the week taking out the old and exhausted and planting the new.  Instead of pulling old plants, I cut them off and lay them in a row and fold the soil back over them.  After pulling soil that has collected from the sides and corners on top of the material...I plant!

It works.  This piling method keeps my soil from compacting and gives more room.

My plants are filling in finally making it easy to keep moist...even in this unprecedented…

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Cover Crop

Posted on June 23, 2012 at 7:12am 0 Comments

Our odd weather patterns this year has driven me to re-think some things.  Some questions I'm asking:  How do I better protect my soil?  Are there ways to better utilize the space I have to reduce water needs?  What hardscaping do I need to do for next year?  Checking out pots and items soon to be on clearance; what would be helpful?…
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BackYard Farmer and Master Gardener

Posted on April 24, 2012 at 8:31pm 0 Comments

The University of Nebraska has a Backyard Farmer program through our extension system.  It is a wealth of great information.  I download mine on ITunes on ITunes U or can also watch on You Tube.

Our growing season has been 6 weeks early which is offering many new challenges and opportunities.…

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At 6:51pm on October 17, 2012, Jan Page gave Heather Gill a gift
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Lorraine Smith Pacific NW posted a status
"Sprayed the iris with Serenade after the rains. Fertilized last week & blooms are comin!! Fuchsias are home too."
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