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Okra Under Siege

April 19th, 2013 4 Comments

Chewed and Stunted Okra I have the first pest problem of this gardening season. I have scads of voracious aphids on my okra. Okra Leaf Covered with Aphids Because they suck the juices from the newest, most tender growth, the okra pods never get more than 1/2 and inch long before they shrivel. (Click on […]

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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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Gardeners in the Family Tree

September 8th, 2012 1 Comment

South Florida’s Wilting Summer Florida summers are ‘off time’ for gardeners, and I am no exception. What the plague of worms, six-legged pests, fungus and nematodes didn’t get last spring, the Florida heat and oppressive humidity of the summer would wilt. Start up for the garden will be sometime in October. In the meantime, a […]

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