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Leslie Kuss
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How to be an open minded garden visitor...and not
I have been gardening most of my life in one way or another and have gardened this particular space for 38 years. It has had many iterations but the current one is a result of a number of things, most importantly my retirement 3 years ago. At that time, spa...
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Garden Blogger Bloom Day April 2018
It is a cooler and damper than usual month here but the plants don't seem to mind. A little extra precipitation is appreciated by all. In particular the scented geraniums are blooming extra profusely... ...as are the common pelargoniums. In the maple tree b...
Garden Blogger Bloom Day April 2018
Garden Blogger Bloom Day April 2018
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Garden Blogger Bloom Day March 2018
Spring is coming. Even with colder than usual temperatures hanging on (or should I say returning? We had a great February!) the plants will not be stopped from their usual routines.  Antirrhinum majus 'Chantilly Peach' has begun to bloom after hanging on th...
Garden Blogger Bloom Day March 2018
Garden Blogger Bloom Day March 2018
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Garden Blogger Bloom Day February 2018
While it is far from spring and we need more winter (as in lots more rain) no one told the plants. So the garden is celebrating and one of the biggest shows is the narcissus of various design.  Narcissus Erlicheer  Narcissus "Ice Follies" There are also qui...
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Garden Blogger Bloom Day January 2018
Welcome to Bloom Day in my Central California, Zone 9b, garden. While there are not swathes of flowers there is still quite a bit blooming. We had some dips just below freezing in December but for now the frost cloth is wadded up in the garage. I am not goi...
Garden Blogger Bloom Day January 2018
Garden Blogger Bloom Day January 2018
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Garden Blogger Bloom Day December 2017
Cold winter weather Central California style does not mean the end to blooms in the garden. On days when the midday temperatures can be in the 50s or 60s pollinators are hungry for a treat so gardeners need to include plants that scoff at the cold.  Anisodo...
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Garden Blogger Bloom Day November 2017
 Fall is a time of renewed blooms for some plants...the heat of summer always causes a dip in blooms that then recover for a bit before winter actually arrives. Melinus nerviglumis however has taken a while to bloom this year and is only really getting goin...
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Front Arbor Remix
The lath house is now filled with plants and in that post I mentioned the pieces I reused in it from the old front arbor. I also mentioned that parts of that old arbor were reused in the new front arbor and I was asked to have a look at that. So... The orig...
Front Arbor Remix
Front Arbor Remix
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A Lath House For All Seasons
Sometimes garden interests get a little out of hand. One could hypothetically develop an interest in a certain kind of plant, for example, rex and cane begonias. So one buys a few then a couple more and pretty soon the best spots for them are crowded and th...
A Lath House For All Seasons
A Lath House For All Seasons
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Garden Blogger Bloom Day October 2017
Fall is slowly arriving in my Central California garden. The fires less than an hour from here are closer to being contained and the air is not as smoky as it was. It is, however, still less than clear...the winds have stirred up dirt from a long summer of ...
Garden Blogger Bloom Day October 2017
Garden Blogger Bloom Day October 2017
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