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Clones of Stevia and Tomatoes

Today made for a great day to clone a few new plants for my garden.  I have made it a practice to buy two plants and put one in the soil and the other in the A/P garden, but to take cuttings from both to get new starts.  The new starts are in soil pods and will be placed in both the soil and A/P Garden as they develop roots. 

I have been successful at cloning Stevia, Basil and Tomatoes.  I am nurturing cuttings from my peach tree and various other herbs like oregano and thyme.  I hope…

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Added by Becky Coburn on June 9, 2013 at 4:26pm — 1 Comment

Warning, About Gravel Weight

I went back to Lowes in a pick-up to buy the second load of gravel, “a thousand pounds”, but this time I would need to unload it by myself.  I had the bright idea to unload it by the bucketful into a rolling trash can.  You know the heaver duty kind that the city services use.  The trash can held most of the gravel and I was able to pull the bag and pallet off the truck with a little help.   After that I had trouble…

The trash can full of gravel was sitting just a little lopsided,…

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Added by Becky Coburn on March 25, 2013 at 9:59pm — 5 Comments

This might start out like the reading of a hot dirty novel but hear me out:  Aquaponices How My Garden Grows:    It’s addictive and all consuming! The sweet smell of blossoms with all their color, gr…

This might start out like the reading of a hot dirty novel but hear me out:  Aquaponices How My Garden Grows: 

 

It’s addictive and all consuming! The sweet smell of blossoms with all their color, green fruit, boldly firm, promises of juicy sweetness and then even splashing water! 

 

It was and is overwhelming to say the least.  I am hooked!

 

Now, I had to sell the idea to my other half.  I was so excited; I wouldn’t hide my enthusiasm or wait any…

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Added by Becky Coburn on March 25, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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