What a great day to be out in the garden for pictures and a strole through the rows! Lots of sights and sounds and wonderful smells :D. As Always I saw the resident finches in and amungst the sunflowers, which have started to bloom (each finch...
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Location: Ontario, Canada
I'm very new to this type of a page, but a long time gardener and forum enthusiest. Always up for a challange, and looking forward to uploading my "gardening" projects to the site, hey might even start my very first blog hehe. Never wanted to write one about myself but to write one as a what's what in the garden and time line might be cool.
Back to gardening hehe. I live on a 23 acer hobby farm complete with small grass land, forest and feilds. We have a good sized veggie garden, probably around 50' square? I really should do some measurements on day. In it we have the standard veggies, good herb mix and even some flowers. (you can read more about it I guess in the main garden section?) Tacked onto the end of that between it and the bog garden are 3 berry patches, strawberries, rubus(black berry, raspberry, golden raspberry, purple rubus) and a young blueberry bush patch. The newest addition after the berries is the bog garden, which you can read more about in the project section.
This upcomming year should be a bigish year in the garden zone. I have a rion 8x16' professional series greenhouse to put up (which I hope to get at asap. We're also expanding the main garden for the sunflowers as the area I used to grow them in needs to be used for machinery now. We're not 100% sure if we'll do it this year or not, but we may start finally on regrading and landscaping the back yard. Will depend on how the other projects go.
I've been gardening since I was a little kid with my meme and grandma. I then took that passion and went through school for it, and graduated a horticuluralist. Interesting job for sure! I have only a few hobbies, but they are intensive and I try and work them into each other. In addition to my garden outside and bog, I grow a variety of carnivorous plants indoors on a grow stand, and keep Dart frogs, which is where I really blend my hobbies when I make their tanks (another thing you can read more about in my projects section).
Hope you find my pages interesting, feel free to message me, or anything.
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|commented on||Slices of rainforests||11-08-2008 09:10 PM|
|commented on||My Haven #2: Blooms, fruit and herbs everywhere! (picture happy)||07-30-2008 09:02 PM|
|added blog entry||My Haven #2: Blooms, fruit and herbs everywhere! (picture happy)||07-30-2008 02:05 PM|
|commented on||Veggie Garden||07-26-2008 09:50 PM|
|commented on||Sunflower hedge of 05||07-25-2008 10:19 AM|
|commented on||Sunflower hedge of 05||07-24-2008 08:23 PM|
|commented on||Sunflower hedge of 05||07-24-2008 11:28 AM|
|added blog entry||My Haven #1: a second begining||07-09-2008 09:16 PM|
|commented on||Bog 1's other carnivorous inhabitants||06-27-2008 09:49 AM|
|commented on||My gardens! #1: Herb Garden||06-11-2008 10:29 AM|
|commented on||The Bog Garden Journey for the 2008 Season #5: Spring is in full swing!||06-10-2008 01:29 PM|
|added blog entry||The Bog Garden Journey for the 2008 Season #5: Spring is in full swing!||06-10-2008 12:56 PM|
|replied on||On the Hunt ...||06-09-2008 08:47 AM|
|replied on||opening new plots.||06-02-2008 10:03 PM|
|replied on||opening new plots.||06-01-2008 09:10 PM|
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Just goes to show that even when you think you’ve started a blog, turns out you (meaning me) might not have after all, guess I really need to sit down and work at typing blog entries down when I think about them! So I guess in this entry ...
Or are we in summer yet? with the 90 degree weather I can never keep them straight! Not sure how everyone else is making out but we’ve been getting timley rain here for once. beans got planted and we’ve had some form of rain on a regul...
So the weather has finally warmed up and I’m up to working on the rest of my garden. Just to bring you up to snuff, the area I refer to as my horticultural haven includes my veggie garden(herbs, veggies and flowers), berry patches, bog garde...
Finally after what seams to be an eternaty, my first (of hopefully many) pitcher plant flower has opened! Once the petals began to droop it took a couple days for it to fully open like it is now. Nice rich red colour to, the flash alters it some.I...