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Mysterious Caterpillar

May 18th, 2013 4 Comments

What Kind of Caterpillar? This morning, my neighbor and gardening partner, Jacqie, was inspecting the garden. He came across a caterpillar I had never seen before. It was chewing through our patch of parsley. Black Swallowtail Caterpillar Black Swallowtail Caterpillar ┬áIt was about an inch and a half long and beautiful to look at, and […]

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Night Blooming Cereus

May 10th, 2013 13 Comments

Gift from a Stranger Many years ago, Ken came home from a bike ride with a hunk of cactus strapped to his bike. Mother Plant Ken rides at night in the summer, because it is cooler. During one of his night rides, he noticed a huge cactus covered with 6-inch wide, fragrant, white flowers. Another […]

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Evolving Blog – Gardening and a Whole Lot More

November 26th, 2012 No Comments

The Beginning Back in January of 2009, my son, Matt, decided to make an above ground, or raised, garden. First Raised Garden He built it, filled it with dirt, planted all sorts of veggies and aimed a 24-hour webcam at the box. Then, he began to write about it on this blog called ‘watch my […]

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