Category Archives: Dave’s Gardening Corner

My Winter Flowers

It’s been an off and on fall/winter so far. Unseasonably warm but at the same time equal parts cold and chilly. We’ve had a small snow storm come through, and the coldest nights are well below freezing and frosty. In … Continue reading

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Flower Boxes

For years, we’ve been fighting a neighborhood thief who, each spring, steals some of my flowers. Whoever it is digs them up at the roots and just takes them away. That crime has always baffled me completely because: Flowers like … Continue reading

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Killing Grape Hyacinths (Muscari)

Just a message of hope for all you fellow Grape Hyacinth Haters out there (and ohhhh how I hate them….). I’ve been fighting them for four years now, carefully pulling each bulb one by one. My front yard is now … Continue reading

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Dave’s Gardening Corner: Update on Killing Grape Hyacinths

It’s been almost three years since I last posted on my war with the grape hyacinths (aka Muscari). Time for an update. The good news is that my front yard has now been almost grape hyacinth free for a full … Continue reading

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Dave’s Gardening Corner: Moss Rose

I always try to do something different every year just to expand my horizons so to speak. This year, Courtney and I settled on Moss Rose, an adorable ground cover with thick, waxy leaves and large red, purple, and yellow … Continue reading

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Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Juice

We are finally done with canning for the season. We ended up canning 18 jars of juice total, though we have probably another 150 to 200 tomatoes sitting on the vine right now. We’ll be using the rest to make … Continue reading

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Invasion of the Killer Tomato Plants and Canning Tomatoes

I’m not sure what I did, but we have tomato plants to rival any other tomato plant anywhere. Before their mass collapsed the sturdy cages I bought for them, two of them were approaching six feet tall and over 6 … Continue reading

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