Heather Gill
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  • Ogallala, NE
  • United States
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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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"So nice!  Thanks for posting it!  Happy gardening! "
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"Very nice!  Keep us posted as it continues to progress.  Happy gardening! "
May 31, 2013
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"Potato Tower!"
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"Big Blue stem came back in full force so I added the vine geranium and love it!"
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Profile Information

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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BIG Dahlia Bloom

"Joseph, if you want to grow fabulous dahlias (not the low growing kind), they must be staked. What the hubby and I do is put in a tomato ladder and an 8 foot steel stake at the base of each plant at the time they are planted. We…"
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Fabulous Front Lawn Color

"Thanks for your wonderful feedback, Joseph. We're still harvesting snow peas (2nd crop) and still have zinnias, begonias, mums, marigolds, cosmos, roses, lantanas, new guinea impatiens and perennial geraniums blooming.…"
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Joseph Wright commented on Clare Oliva's photo
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BIG Dahlia Bloom

"Your welcome !!! I have a couple of Dahlias I save every year, but I have to stake them a lot or the blooms fall ! Please share any hints? :)"
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Joseph Wright commented on Clare Oliva's photo
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Fabulous Front Lawn Color

"Your welcome Clare! Yes this year has been beautiful ! I still have impatient 's still blooming & I love your garden , great job as always!"
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"Aww, thanks Mo !!!! Tomorrow we are going to a party in the Poconos , PA!!! Happy Halloween too! Hugs! Only got 2 trick or treaters tonight!"
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"Thank you Linda !!!!!!!! Happy Fall!"
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Favorite tree - Fall 2014 4

"It's stunning...love the colors!"
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Profusion Zinnias Still Going Strong

"Yes, I'm surprised, too, Linda that we still have so many blooms at this time of year. But I think it is all going to come to an end in a few days. I saw on the long-term weather forecast that the temperature is supposed go below…"
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