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From My Garden

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What I Grow in My Garden

 

 
 
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Herb Garden
 
 
Borage
Cilantro
Chives

Chocolate Mint

English Thyme
French Tarragon
Garlic Chives
Genovese Basil
German Chamomile
Greek Oregano
Italian Parsley
Peppermint
Rosemary
Sage
Spearmint
Sweet Lavender
 
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Vegetable Garden
 
 
Artichokes
Asparagus
Butternut Squash
Armenian Cucumbers
Green Onions
Lettuce

Leeks

Radishes

Spinach
Sugar Snap Peas
Swiss Chard
Early Girl Tomatoes
Yellow Pear Tomatoes
Turnips
Zucchini
 
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Fruits
 
 
Early Elberta Peach (2)
Desert Gold Peach
Katy Apricot
Royal Apricot
Mission Fig
20th Century Asian Pear
Bartlett Pears (2)
Green Gage Plum
Pomegranate (2)
Stella Cherry
Apples (15), including Dorsett Golden, Jonagold, and Granny Smith
Meyer Lemons (5)
Oranges (2)
Red Grapes
Green Grapes
Blackberries
Passionfruit vine
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Flowers
 
 
 
Bacopa

Miniature daffodils

Foxglove
 

Johnny Jump-ups

Nasturiums

Lilies

Paperwhites

Poppies
Rocket Larkspur
David Austin Roses: Graham Thomas, The Shepherdess, Claire Austin, Queen of Sweeden

Roses: French Lace, Iceberg, Julia Child

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Sunflowers

Tulips

Vincas
Violets
Zinnias
 
 
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Garden Tours
 
I have a garden tour once a year in the early spring. An announcement will be made on my blog.
 
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Sources
 
 
This is a wonderful source for flowering bulbs in large quantities:
 
I buy most of my seeds from the following two companies:
 

Outside Pride

 

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Garden Links
 
 
Plant a garden without tilling! Instructions
 
It doesn't have to be cold where you live to grow apples. Learn here about Growing Apples in a Warm Climate
His downloadable e-book, Growing Apples in the City, has information about types of apples, grafting, pruning, and espaliering trees. It's well worth getting.
 
Growing an edible garden in the city: Garden Girl
She makes the most of the space she has. If you have a small garden, check out her site for ideas.

 

Planting, pruning, fertilizing, and plant choices for the desert:
 
How to take cuttings of plants to make new plants:
 
How to determine your gardening zone (In the U.S.):
 
 
 
 
 
 Donate extra garden produce to a participating food pantry near you:
 

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Gardening For Less

Seed packet

 

Seed packets are great for gift giving, as well as for storing seeds from your own garden. If you are growing open-pollinated or heirloom plants, and you want to save the seeds for next year, you'll need to store them somewhere.

If you buy a package of seeds, and it is more than you can use, you can put some in a printed seed packet to share with others.

Click below for the pdf printable.

 

Seed Packet Pdf

 

To learn more about collecting seeds from your garden, read this post.

 

Onion Seeds in hand The Prudent Homemaker

 

From My Garden

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