Sunshine Blue Blueberry flowering

Little cute pink flowers. There doesn’t seem to be any other branches flowering or these maybe the first. This blueberry plant is in a pretty small pot and it seems pretty content apart from the occasional caterpillar munching on the leaves.

Fingerlime miracle!

I went to a talk by Fox Farm about their container gardening products. They have this amazing potting mix that could revive sad looking plants. The rep asked if we had any sad looking plants with only one miserable leaf left and I started thinking of all the plants I had and I could only…

Corn 2011

Some of these look fantastic. But since I was on vacation when the ears started to produce silk – this is what some of them look like. Still tasted sweet and yummy! The back row I grew from seed and since they didn’t germinate that well, I bought a supplemental six pack of seedlings and…

Incredibly HOT rainbow peppers

I read that the rainbow peppers were pretty tasteless and people grew them for the decorative value. Which is probably why I grew them too, just novelty and curiosity value. I put three TINY peppers – two red ( they were size of tiny peas), and one purple pepper ( about half an inch long)…

Avocado from pit keeps on growing

I grew this guy from a pit last year and have been pinching the tips to try to make it a small plant but currently it is two feet high and is growing really vigorously! The new growth is a browny greenish colour and then turns to the deeper green when leaves reach full size….

August update.

School is starting today and I have been really busy last month traveling. I managed to convince a neighbour to water my babies for me while I was gone for a two week trip and he did a fantastic job. I was so pleased to see everything bigger and better when I got back! Below…