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Don’t throw the water away after you cook your eggs. Instead, allow the water to cool then use it to fertilize and water all your houseplants! Eggshells contain both calcium and carbon. When you boil them for hard boiled eggs, some of these nutrients get leeched into the water making a great fertilizer.
Shasta Daisy. Blooms from summer to Fall. One of the most cheerful perennials, Shasta daisy offers simple flowers with sunny yellow centers for most of the summer. Plant Name: Leucanthemum x superbum Growing Conditions: Full sun or part shade and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall and 1 foot wide Zones: 5-8 Plant it with: Silvery lamb's ears (Stachys byzantina) makes a perfect foil for...
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“Should I be watering my lawn and shrubs this time of the year? It is extremely dry but has also been very cold and below freezing temperatures.” This is a question I recently received from a local resident. It’s a … Continue reading
Yesterday, while returning from lunch, I found what I believe to be an Ellen Bosanquet crinum bulb laying on top of the ground. Now I am not certain it is an Ellen Bosanquet but it was laying in a place where a … Continue reading
Well, Christmas has now officially past. I hope you all had a good time. According to the Mayans, this was the last time any of us will get to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Saviour. If this was … Continue reading
This year, we started a new Christmas tradition at the yupneck’s house– bottling homemade wine. Bottling our wine was the very exciting conclusion to a process that started six months ago. Wild grapes mature around July 4th in our part … Continue reading
All of the time off around the holidays provided me with a couple of opportunities to work on the picket fence. My son-in-law Ramez helped me finish the arbor and build the back gate. My son-in-law Jared helped me prime … Continue reading
My wife and I made real progress on the picket fence this week end. In fact, we were rather surprised at how much progress we made. After a good breakfast and a few errands, we got busy. Before we could … Continue reading