Godless in the garden

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Godless in the garden

Welcome to gardeners, growers of veggies, fruits, flowers, and trees!  

 

Welcome  backyard hen enthusiasts, worm farmers, beekeepers & composters!

Location: Planet Earth
Members: 174
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If you like to dig in the dirt, plant & prune, grow food & flowers, or sit and watch as someone else does your landscaping, you'll find something here to discuss!

Selected topics, in sort of alphabetical order:
Aging.  Gardening with an older body.
bees.  insectary.  insectsbee gardening. Beneficial insects.  insects drive evolution

Compost.  herecontaminated compost.

Backyard Chickens here. here. here. here.

Edible yard.  here  urban farmfront yards.
Growing Fruits

Folklore.

Fragrance and Scenthere.
Fruit growing.  in a small space, by backyard orchard culture.
Frugal gardening.  labels.

Gardening for future generations.  also permaculture, trees, historic varieties, soil

Hegelkultur here, here, here

Heritage and historic varieties.   heresources

locally grown plants to prevent blight transmission here.

Moon Phase Widget here. Moon phase topic here.

PeppersHot peppers.

Permaculture MollisonFalk  Liu, Joan's IntroTransformation in 90 days, Perm Principles at work. Food forest, Holzer

Potatoes.  here.

Rooftop gardening.  here

Seed starting. starting spring crops.

Scientific Gardening.   The Informed Gardener.  The truth about garden remedies.

Soil and soil building - healthy soil microbes, mycelium, dirt is everything, soil analysissoil pH.
Squirrels.

Synergies.

Tomatoes.  Myths and truths

Trees.  Tree tunnels.  Ancient tree planting. Plant commemorative trees

Discussion Forum

Fruit Pests: Apricot

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo on Sunday. 3 Replies

Permaculture, Ben Falk

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jun 24. 1 Reply

Change, the only constant

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jun 16. 4 Replies

Change, the only constant

Started by Joan Denoo Jun 15. 0 Replies

Favorite Flowers

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by Randall Smith Jun 8. 8 Replies

The Evolution of Ecological Consciousness

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jun 4. 1 Reply

Living in the forest

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Idaho Spud May 27. 6 Replies

Good plants that volunteer.

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by Idaho Spud May 25. 17 Replies

Air-pots

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Daniel W May 2. 2 Replies

Air-pots

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Idaho Spud May 2. 1 Reply

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Comment by Plinius 3 hours ago

Good news, Randall! After the long rather cold spring we have a very hot week. Not much to harvest yet, only herbs, garlic and lettuce. The first butterflies are out and also a big black and white spider, hunting.

Comment by Randall Smith 5 hours ago

Enjoying fresh garden green beans, collards, raspberries, and peas, among a few other greens and reds, including my first tomato!

Comment by Plinius yesterday

I think you love that old house, Joan, if only for the memories!

Comment by Idaho Spud yesterday

Happy 49th Patricia.   Joan, that's interesting.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan yesterday

Congratulations to you and your husband, Patricia.

Comment by Joan Denoo yesterday

Today is the 41 anniversary of signing the papers for my present home. Everyone thought I was insane for buying a condemned house when I had three ten-year-old kids to raise. It was the only way I could be sure I wouldn't fall on a higher priced home. We lived in a tent the first summer while we let our two cats kill all the mice. When winter came, we used quilts from my grandmother's home that she had just closed down. She made the quilts on a wooden frame in her living room that she raised by pullies to the ceiling to get out of the way. She lowered the quilts when friends came over to work on quilts. They chatted, had coffee, talked about recipes and patterns for dresses and coats. and even granddad's felt hat. The quilts were made of old coats, suits of my grandfather, worn out dresses and night gowns. The patterns were lovely and colorful. She stuffed the quilts with lots of cotton so the different fibers of coats and night gowns didn't matter. 

Comment by Joan Denoo yesterday

Paricia, happy anniversary.I hope your year will be full of things you like to do with people with whom you like to be with. his is a time for treating yourself and doing a little self-indulgence and pampering of each other.  

Comment by Barbara Livingston yesterday

Happy Anniversary Patricia!  

Comment by Daniel W on Wednesday

Spud,

That's cool about the bee highway.  I would love to see that done here.

Tigridias are fun.  Each flower lasts one day.   They usually send up a succession of flowers, but it still plays to plant a group of them.

This seems to be the season for orangy-yellow and cinnamon red-brown.  These, daylilies, nasturtiums, and marigolds.  They look nice together, but the combination was not planned.

Comment by Idaho Spud on Monday
 

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