Fingerlime – New Growth!

Finally my sad little fingerlime tree is doing something besides losing leaves. It started dropping a few leaves a couple of months ago so I repotted it to a terracotta pot as I was probably getting too wet in a plastic one. It still dropped more leaves but check these little babies out. I’m so…

Tango Mandarin. Home Depot container tree

Here is an update of my Tango Mandarin tree. It’s a little sad looking; blustery winds took off a few big leaves and leaf miners destroyed all the newer leaves that came with the plant when I bought it late last year. Luckily, it has finally started to show signs of growth… Even some signs…

Winci’s Winter Garden Updates

Just discovered how to do slideshows. Much more efficient with space when I have so many pictures. Currently, this is what is happening in my garden including updates on container Asparagus, winter tomatoes, funny looking Romanesco Broccoli heads, sprouting broccoli (Italian; broccoli di cicco) growing in container, ginger, and other bits.

Home Depot Tree update. Tango Mandarin

Mandarins: I lost some of the new growth to those pesky Citrus leaf miners. Lucky it didn’t spread to my other trees. I sprayed it with Spinosad which did the trick. The paler green leaves are the newer leaves. Not very exciting, can’t imagine getting fruit on this tree but I’ve only had it for…

2010 Year of Fruit trees pt 1 – Australian Finger limes

I have been playing around with growing different kinds of vegetables for a few years now and recently decided to purchase a finger lime tree from eBay. Mainly for novelty value as finger limes look like the craziest citrus around and eBay is a good way of getting hold of uncommon seeds and plants. This…