Category Archives: spring

Garden update: end of March

Everything is getting pretty lush! Got all the tomatoes hanging now. Set up a little privacy wall of plants: Giant parsley: Hanging tomato: Radish and carrot window box: Cucumber tendril! Strawberry flowers: Also set up the rain gutter planter on … Continue reading

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All the fruit trees except the pomegranate have flowers now! The balcony smells like perfume. Even saw a bee friend buzzing the lime tree 🙂 Crabapple: Lime: Lemon: Olive: Here’s some more fun flowers from around the garden– Yarrow bud: … Continue reading

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Some early spring preparations

I can hardly wait to spring to arrive so I can really take advantage of my new balconies. We moved into this apartment in June and were too busy to do much other than maintain existing plants. I grew a … Continue reading

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