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Pitaya Dragonfruit timeline. Flower to fruit :) 

9 Oct

My dragon fruit cactus flowered a couple of weeks ago and now I have what looks like a fruit…. 

 
September 19th  

September 22th

  
September 23rd. 

 
Before opening September 25th. 

   
The same night it opened. We attempted to play night time bumblebee and poked around at th pollen/stamen parts with a stick. 

 
Morning after still looks beautiful September 26th. 

   

   
October 8th. Flower is all dried and shrivelled. 

I am hoping it will turn into this  

 
I only got one flower but here’s another one 🙂 fingers crossed 🙂

 New flower October 8th. 

End of April 2014 update.

1 May

Surprisingly, my neglected garden isn’t as bountiful as it was when I tended to it more. Peaches are small, blueberries are fewer…

Still, the few I get taste good.

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My pineapple guava is flowering once again, I think last year it didn’t do so much.

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And excitingly, my olive tree is flowering. The flowers are tiny! I just bought this little tree about a month or two ago.

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Finally, my fennel is starting to look like fennel. Boy these take a long time to grow but are very pretty plants.

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2014 Tango Mandarins. First real season

11 Mar

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I might’ve had a couple of fruit before but this year has been my most successful. Haven’t done anything different but it just looks happier. I got at least half a dozen real mandarins. Pretty tasty!

2013 So many blueberries and peaches! Amazing what you can grow out of a pot

20 Jun

These are all separate pickings. Some handfuls of blueberries didn’t make it back for photographing 🙂 so tasty! Still a few more on the plant left.

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Rehoming growing lotus

24 Mar

I moved everything around a little bit as the lotus water was getting yuckie and it needed a bigger home. I found this fish bowl laying around so hopefully it will be perfect for my little lotus.

Also added rocks to the vase lotus.

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Fast growing lotus!

9 Mar

These guys grow fast! So I took this on before work.

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And took this one just now, nine hours later!

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Lotus seeds growing already!

6 Mar

I’m pleasantly surprised these little guys are growing already. I was so excited to see this tiny bit of greeness emerging from one of the seeds in the water bottle experiment.

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I almost forgot to check out the seeds in the jar with seeding medium in it…

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