Category Archives: Horticulture

Leutschauer Hungarian Paprika peppers and citrus

It is just after 7:00 AM on Saturday. One of the first things I read was from the Deerfield Patch: 179 Coronavirus cases in Deerfield, 340 confirmed deaths in Lake County from the invisible killer. What a nice way to … Continue reading

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The Jade Tree

It is in a transitional temperature, high forties or so, and gray and wet. I got up this morning and one of the first things I saw was my jade tree, a tree I have ill attended for many years. … Continue reading

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My hibiscus, plants, and my mom

I normally don’t have my hibiscus in the living room but I just don’t have the heart to put it down in the lower level where we cannot enjoy it. It suffered greatly this spring when I incorrectly put it … Continue reading

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Thoughts of plummeting temps, plants, reading, and my mom

It is supposed to get warm today, right now it is in the 60s. It rained all night. I have my plants all ready to move into the garage; I had put them on the rolling cart the other day. … Continue reading

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I’m in awe: Passion Flowers

I knew they were going to bloom. I knew what they looked like; the plant has bloomed two years in succession before this year’s show. I am still in awe. Nature Mama is one heck of a lady! Able to … Continue reading

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