• Bringing Bees to Your Garden

    August 22, 2013DishinandDishes

    I am not even CLOSE to being a Master Gardener. Hey, if I even get a few tomatoes or zucchini each year, I’m pretty pleased. With all the talk about the shortage of bees and such around here as of late, I did discover something helpful.  It was purely by luck, because most of the…

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  • My Garden Diary August 2013

    August 21, 2013DishinandDishes

    My garden has done exceedingly well this summer thanks to some unusually cool mid and late summer temperatures. After great success with my early spring and summer gardening and a wonderful and continuous harvest of lettuce, Swiss chard, radishes and spinach, I was feeling pretty doggone good about my green thumb. So, trying to forget…

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  • Cool Weather Gardening

    April 25, 2013DishinandDishes

    After the last two disatrous years in summer gardening, I decided to try my hand at spring and cool weather gardening with things like beets, lettuce, swiss chard and spinach. Here in Oklahoma, 105ยบ days in multiple quantities are not the best for summer gardening. I’m sure the pros know how to make it all…

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  • Nasturtium the Edible Flower

    June 6, 2011DishinandDishes

    Would you eat a flower? Really would you?

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  • Glory Be! A Tomato!

    June 3, 2011DishinandDishes

    So far, my Oklahoma tomato plants have been free of *pests *hail *tornadoes

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  • I Love Lilies

    May 27, 2011DishinandDishes

    I am currently obsessed with Lilies.

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  • Signs of Spring

    March 18, 2011DishinandDishes

    It’s spring around here…and I’ve already told you I’ve got the outdoor bug. Today I planted 4 Early Girl tomato plants due to the promise of a 50 day maturity.   I don’t mind telling you that 50 days seems like a LONG time, but really that’s just at the end of April….right?

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  • Hey Garden, Are You KIDDING Me?

    October 19, 2010DishinandDishes

    So yes, it’s past mid-October and those crazy poblano peppers that I planted? The ones that have only flowered until now? They’re producing scads of peppers. What’s up with that? Anyone know?

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