One summer I was nearly hit by a falling limb. I was weeding under the shade of some eucalyptus trees when I heard a loud “crack!” I looked up into the tree canopy and saw a branch falling towards me. I stood frozen to the spot for a few seconds in disbelief as the branch […]Finish reading: Summer Limb Drop in Trees
Eggplant is one of my favorite vegetables to eat, but this wasn’t always the case. This vegetable is much maligned by many people (and I can understand why). When I was a kid I absolutely hated eggplant. However, for some reason my grandmother had the distinct impression that eggplant was my favorite thing to eat. […]Finish reading: Eggplant, love it or hate it?
After being sprayed with horticultural soap, some of my container gardening plants began to grow again and turn green. I killed the spider mites although I did have to make two applications, one week apart. Unfortunately, the beans did not recover from the spider mite destruction and died. Their leaves turned yellow, paper thin and […]Finish reading: Container Gardening Post #4