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Blooming-May

• African daisies
• California Poppy
• Calendula
• Calla Lily
• Narcissus
• Lavander
• Ivy geranium
• Mexican Sage
• Pride of Madera
• Lantana
• Society garlic
• Wild geranium

Harvesting-May

• Baby arugula
• Onion and garlic greens
• Thyme
• Rhubarb
• Parsley
• Strawberries

           

“Good” Bugs Control “Bad” Bugs

The ladybug larva looks nothing like the "lady". He devours aphids and their larvae in astonishing quantities. He is considered very beneficial.

Get to know beneficial insects and their larva (good bugs) that live in your garden. Become familiar with their appearance and what flowers and plants they find attractive. “Good bugs” do not eat flowers and leaves, they prey on destructive insects, considered “bad buds”, and their larvae, and they will help to keep your garden in balance without the use of insecticides. […]

Roses-Pruning to Blooming

First rose of the season.

First rose of the season.

In January I did the last of my rose pruning. I had let the shrub roses get too large so I really had to give them a severe pruning to reshape them. You have to know the kind of roses you have in order to properly prune them. I […]