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Tony Mattina
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Update
Today is my mother's 115th birthday--she left this world 30 years ago, but I still stroll with her in my garden, as I did this morning, checking things out. I had neglected my garden most of June, but then on the 21th, I got back to work. The beans I had pl...
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Update
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Petunias
These bədúniz wintered in the greenhouse, aided only by an occasional squirt of water. They are beautiful!
Petunias
Petunias
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Winter survivors and spring failures
These carrots in the window garden survived the winter and are thriving. I will collect their seeds in due time: This tomato, on the window sill of my shop all winter, in now ready to be picked: So I will now consider the 2017 season closed, and this is wha...
Winter survivors and spring failures
Winter survivors and spring failures
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Peach flowering time
Baby Peach Baby Peach Today mama and baby peach trees are in flower. What a sight! Mama Peach Mama Peach
Peach flowering time
Peach flowering time
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Updates
Two days ago I moved the few plants I had kept in the shop to the greenhouse. Two such interest me because they have been quietly keeping their fruit alive through the winter. Here is the eggplant, with fruit approximately 5 inches long; next to it the toma...
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Updates
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Flowers and favas
Spring is here, and life is springing up all over. The apricot is in flower, Unfortunately below freezing temperatures are forecast starting Sunday, and for three nights after. I have built a protective (from the deer) enclosure around the tree, and this wi...
Flowers and favas
Flowers and favas
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Signs of Spring
On Jan 7 I put a couple of dozen fava beans into the greenhouse trough. One month later they are sprouting. I hope the plants will help with nitrogen fixation, and who knows, maybe with a few pods. I like fresh fava beans; not so crazy about dry ones. The s...

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Carrots
At the end of January the carrots in the window garden are still producing. Smaller in size, delicious and healthy otherwise. The 11 babies I pulled out of the soil today weighed a modest 153 grams. Enough for a couple of healthy snacks.

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After the solstice
Solstice day I decommissioned the greenhouse heater. Only the petunias and the pak-choi are left there, the latter almost ready to yield its seeds in hundreds of pods. I took the basil, the parsley, a couple of mystery trees, and the eggplant to the shop, w...
After the solstice
After the solstice
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Winter is around the corner
At bed time last night the thermometer was at 38F; this morning 28F. The forecast is for temperatures in the 20s the next several nights. So I picked some tomatoes, a total of about 2 kilos, both heirloom and small ones. Their colors are not are vibrant as ...
Winter is around the corner
Winter is around the corner
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