Kim, in ref. to the persimmon discussion on the Veggie gardening group, your question about how to tell the difference between one sweet and ripe, or grainy and bitter; the sweeter ones will generally be verrrrry soft and squishy. It will look 'wet' inside instead of pulpy like a pumpkin does.
Hope you have a great trip to Israel; looking forward to seeing some photos when you return!
Good morning! Love your pictures and your gardening areas. Just beautiful! And of course the chickens too. Do they do much damage in your gardens? And what kind of kitten are you holding? So cute! Just wondering as my two sisters each have a Maine Coon.
Just loved the picture of the real rooster and the ornamental one!! Very cute! And what a lucky shot! I still haven't had a chance to view many photos as I just started working part time. I'm retired, but need more income!!!
Tell me about your chickens.......what kind are they and how long have you had chickens? I used to have them about 30 yrs. ago, many different ornamental ones. I need to build a coop, but will have to wait for that!
"Ive done some looking on the net, I think they could be a form of Gladioli nanus, or baby Gladioli. Gladioli or sword lily are South African to tropical Africa. They are really an Iris. A lot plants came in the early days on sailing ships and…"
"Hope you are happy with your impatiens now Clare! Your frost is about 2 weeks behind us then. Last year we had such an early frost--end of Sept! Caught me unawares & lost all my tender perennials. That isn't going to happen this year,…"
"Pole beans are so easy to grow! Just plop the seed in the ground and make sure they have something to climb on. This is a new variety I tried this year. I just love the apricot-colored blooms. (And the beans taste good, too!)"