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Ladybug Desire

July 17th, 2014 2 Comments

Aphids Made Me Do It Last year, the okra in my garden was covered with aphids. I wanted to use natural pest control, and ladybugs were the answer. I ordered live ladybugs from an online vendor. I released my mail order ladybugs into the garden and the aphids were controlled in three days and for the […]

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Attack of the Killer Eggplant

June 20th, 2014 5 Comments

Eggplant Injury Many of my friends know that I spent the last couple of weeks preparing for surgery on the middle finger of my right hand. Just today, one  asked how it turned out. A second friend was completely surprised and wanted to know what she had missed. What follows is the story of my eggplant injury experience… […]

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First Harvest of the Spring Season

April 24th, 2014 6 Comments

Spring Garden In South Florida, there are two growing seasons… the first begins in October and ends in February; the second begins toward the end of February and goes until about mid-June.  Planted Raised Garden Boxes B-I-G Bunch of Green Beans The first of the produce has just come in. In the last two days, I […]

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