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It’s time for the second half

Have you been sitting and admiring your garden in full bloom?  We’ve ooo’d and ahh’d over the garden for the last three or four weeks.  We can still keep our garden in shape for the second half of the season. It … Continue reading

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Week 14 – Garden fireworks will sizzle if you don’t let them fizzle

You can’t have that zing if you don’t have that thing – shu bop shu bop It’s getting hot outside and it’s time to re-enforce good gardening practices. Before we get to that;  around the garden today (it was magically … Continue reading

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Week 11 – It’s time for a trim

  Today was all about trimming stuff.  Tree stuff, plant stuff, old bloom stuff. Since we just had the tour and there was a special blog about it I’m not doing photos from around the garden today.  See previous post … Continue reading

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Week 9 – Stop and smell the roses

Today the apprentices talked about rose care and continued to get the garden ready for the upcoming tour. Around the garden today:   Some roses are tricky but most are easy to grow.  I have some that are 30 years … Continue reading

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Week 5 – Garden Math, Fertilizing and the Dead Heads

1 divided by 2 = 2.  1 divided by 4 = 4 right?  Well, today it does.  It’s time to dig up and divide your plants and it’s also time to start fertilizing those container gardens. Around the garden today: … Continue reading

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Week 22 – Summer garden maintenance

We’ve been sitting back and admiring the borders in the yard.  It’s now time to keep them looking that way.  It’s time to deadhead, trim and cut back some of the plants that are getting long and leggy and unmanageable.  … Continue reading

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Week 21 – To every season, turn, turn, turn….

It’s been hot and lots of plants are getting leggy and overgrown and are looking a little overdone.  It was time to rearrange the patio pots.  Or as we called it in this segment “editing your patio”. Any pots that had … Continue reading

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Week 20 – Summer Garden Clean-up

Today we didn’t have a truck and Rob didn’t go to the studio so there is no segment to watch but we had lots of fun in the garden. It’s time for some summer garden clean-up and we were all … Continue reading

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Week 16 – Out with the old – In with the new

The wild fires preempted us from having a camera truck again today but we were busy buzzing around the garden. We were in the garden while Rob was at the studio.  We were getting the garden spruced up for an … Continue reading

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Week 13 – Add some tropicals to your patio

There was still lots to do in the garden today and the apprentices were out in full force.  There was more trenching and it was time to fertilize all the pots so they will be in tip top shape for … Continue reading

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