2021 Gardening thread

David Chaus

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We had a gardening last year, and as it turns out, gardens just keep growing.

Trees have been flowering around here, and May is a particularly busy month with planting, weeding, pruning, mowing and string trimming, the start of plant sale weekends….

The cherry blossoms were just starting, this pic of the weeping cherry was 4/23….
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….next to the two tall ornamental cherries.
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Two Asian pears.
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A couple of mature cherries. If I’m lucky we’ll get a decent crop before the starlings hit them hard and there’s usually a raven pair that spends a lot of time up there.
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Another asian pear.
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The remains of a stuffed toy that Sadie left out in the tall grass that I didn’t see on my riding mower. Well she stole the toy from somewhere….
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This past Saturday, cherry blossoms starting to fall.
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coskigirl

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Since I'm heading out to Oregon in a few weeks any container gardening I do won't start until at least mid-June so definitely no tomatoes. I did pick up 1 strawberry plant, 1 lavender, and 2 mints that I'm going to get in a more permanent pot today. They'll get left where they get rain but tucked down lower where they'll be protected from the harshest of the sun when I am gone and if they make it great, if not oh well.
 

Bad Bob

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The wife decided I want 40 new plants to go into the new garden I really want to build. This must be true, she said so.
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Andy Mink

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I really dislike gardening but I do like a nice lawn and don't mind taking care of trees. Unfortunately, chickens (now gone) and 3 dogs have take a toll on my yard. Money will be spent one way or the other coming up in 3...2...
 

Sibhusky

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I did zero gardening last summer because I didn't want to go to the gardening center, where I knew there would be mask issues (indoors). This year I plan to resume. All container gardening, I have 31 planters that get hung under windows and on railings. Normally, I try to buy all the plants (168) in one trip, but I think I'll just pace myself a bit this year. I find I get pretty addled after a while as inevitably my shopping list doesn't match what is available.
 
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