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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"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! "
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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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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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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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Clare Oliva commented on Clare Oliva's photo
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Lovely Coloring

"Lorraine, this one is called 'Pink Mystery'."
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Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia commented on Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia's photo
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daphne cneorum

"Not too far away, I,d say, we will still get cold weather of course, but I guess its,  how many good day verses the bad. My winter is the same as places who get snow, their spring. We have a short dormant time in winter and a longer dormant in…"
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Lorraine Smith Pacific NW commented on Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia's photo
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daphne cneorum

"So your spring is just around the corner then?"
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Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia commented on Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia's photo
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daphne cneorum

"There are different types, some have smaller flowers. These flowers are only about 1". They flower for a long time and me its one of the first signs of better weather."
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broccoli with daisies

"Happy I took this photo. The daisies just got taken out while digging up the garlic row today."
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kitchen window

"Thank you Joan. The petunia has decided to spread over the top now. I started this basket in the greenhouse, then added the petunia later."
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Lorraine Smith Pacific NW commented on Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia's photo
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daphne cneorum

"My mother was always talking about daphne, but hers didn't bloom quite as prolific as this."
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Lovely Coloring

"Do you know which variety this one might be?"
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