Watch My Garden Growing

My gardening attempts in a new environment.

Feeding My Addiction…

Her garden looks much like mine. The cold we had previously wiped out anything green but with warmer, yes … 40s are warmer than what we had before but we are in the 60s, temperatures my lawn is trying to look a little green and I am afraid my trees may try to bloom! We are feeding the beds with compost to get them ready for spring and I have been perusing the seed catalogs!

Forest Garden

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While much of the country has ice and snow this last week of December, we are a balmy 48 with light showers.

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We had a breath of spring this weekend with sunshine and warmer temperatures.

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We are so fortunate to have a climate mild enough to sustain greenery and flowers through the winter months.

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I am still enamored of moss, and dug up a bit more from the garden to lay in pots near the house.

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I don’t believe it will last long into spring, in those areas with direct sun, but it is nice in the winter when so much of the garden stands bare.

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This is the season when I appreciate our ivy the most, along with our Violas and Camellias, which still have a few blooms despite the cold, wind, and rain.

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How long do garden seeds last?

CORVALLIS – Home gardeners are often frugal by nature. They save leftover garden seed from one year to the next and so forth. How long do seeds last? It depends on how you keep the seeds and what kind of seeds they are, explained Oregon State University vegetable researchers Deborah Kean and Jim Myers.

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