Gardening in Central Florida
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Amaranth! Callaloo.... Greens in the summer garden
Heavy rains, warm night temps... Nothing much going on the Central Florida garden... Even my eggplants are blooming without setting fruit, ...
Sunday, July 26, 2020
Lilioceris cheni and air potatoes...
Go back ten years, and I rememebr how we’d send the kids out to pull air potato vines out of the trees in our small backyard.... I think I ...
Sunday, June 21, 2020
It's buggy, hot, and rainy... hard to grow leaf plants like chard, spinach, lettuce. Which brings us to... what can you eat from all tha...
Monday, June 08, 2020
Remember when Florida had a dry season, fires, arid days of June? No longer... During a brief break in the rain, I added a papaya to my ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Figs! Today's harvest...
The woodpeckers are out there now, squabbling over the still-unripe figs left on the tree... I thought they were insectivores?
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
What's happening in my quarden?
This spring, I've added a banana plant, passionfruit vine, Peruvian Apple Cactus ( Cereus repandus ), an avocado of unknown b...
Friday, May 08, 2020
I'll write more soon... but, for now...
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Oh, and... CHOCOLATE SPRINKLES FNT HYBRID & MINT JULEP from Tomato Growers Supply Company
I've been really impressed by the vigor of CHOCOLATE SPRINKLES FNT HYBRID which I bought from (of course) Tomato Growers Supply Company...
It's been a while...
I'm still gardening, and this coronavirus pandemic has meant I'm spending more time in the garden than usual. Plums, nectarines, fi...
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Plant your tomato seeds!
It's that time already in Central Florida! The aim is to have seedlings large enough to transplant by March 1... I'm usually late,...
Monday, December 29, 2014
A little verticality...
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