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PTCruiserGT

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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2007 7:44:04 PM

any of you Houston Gas Buddies out there gardeners
would love to share tips, ideas, etc.

I try my hand at container veggies, perennial flowers, etc.
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 5:29:55 AM

Good morning.
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PTCruiserGT
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 2:21:04 PM

Finally did our spring cleaning of the front beds. Cleared out weeds and extrainious volunteers. Added native organic mulch. Etc.
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 11:30:11 AM

Volunteer cilantro still doing well
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 9:39:35 PM

A volunteer petunia is up and blooming...
Don't know when we last had petunias...
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 5:15:56 PM

Bluebonnets & Paintbrush are blooming on the highways and byways!
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2014 3:32:00 PM

Wildflowers in the yard not up and flowering yet
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2014 12:10:06 PM

Cilantro volunteers growing nicely
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2014 10:48:08 PM

Yippee
Almost everything is coming back out...
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PTCruiserGT
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2014 5:01:23 PM

Lost plants on the front porch
Also freezer burned all the Canna sprouts out back
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2014 3:50:12 PM

Wow! That was harsh!
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PTCruiserGT
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2014 10:50:26 PM

Really?
More icy, freezing weather?
Really?
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2014 1:20:36 PM

but the grass is still brown, no cutting for now, except weeds
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2014 2:03:18 PM

Hope the freezes are over
Everything is budding out
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2014 2:53:51 PM

It got below freezing but they seem to have survived...
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2014 8:33:05 AM

Left potted plants out in the rain today.
Hope they aren't covered by ice later...
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2014 9:59:07 PM

2 days of rain, be ready
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2014 10:39:58 PM

Garage for 2 nights but back out this morning before work
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2014 9:07:57 AM

Getting a good soaking today!
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2014 9:24:01 PM

Yippee!
Plants are outside.
Rain coming tomorrow.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2014 8:56:47 PM

Thought I'd be able to get them out but one more night...
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2014 9:21:34 PM

Plants back in garage for a couple days...
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2014 10:04:36 AM

Ice is off the tree leaves so time to get the plants out of garage into the son for a couple days anyway
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2014 5:29:24 PM

freeze again overnight, plants stay in garage until the morning...
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2014 10:56:45 PM

Plants back in garage tonight
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2014 7:21:51 AM

And some sun...
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2014 8:05:40 PM

Plants came out this morning and into the rain!
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2014 9:50:18 AM

Plants went in garage or got covers
Pipes/faucets got covered in layers
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 7:41:05 PM

Protect your pipes!
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 7:39:44 PM

Protect your plants!
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2013 11:44:07 PM

Happy New Year!
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2013 1:29:15 PM

Another 1.5 during the week
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2013 2:39:15 PM

Got 1.6 inch rain this weekend. Now we need to cover for freeze but it's still raining...here's hoping!
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2013 1:04:29 PM

The spouse has root veggies (radish, carrot) plus kohlrabi, beans, and peas planted. I told her this morning that she needs to cover them if she wants to give peas a chance...
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2013 9:21:05 AM

Anyone starting a fall garden?
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 7:57:48 PM

Now just concerned about grass...
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 7:56:56 PM


All my veggies dead anyway
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 7:54:41 PM

An inch and quarter the past week
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2013 6:49:45 PM

Finally got a soaker rain last weekend
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2013 10:09:35 PM

A sprinkle or two this weekend
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2013 10:30:05 AM

got about 5 inches while I was out of the country
helped keep plants alive!
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2013 4:40:56 PM

1/4 inch yesterday
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 2:42:51 PM

Sprinkles of rain just don't cut it.
Lost all our veggie plats...
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2013 8:05:41 PM

Finally got 3/4 inch this weekend!
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2013 3:21:45 PM

They're forecasting rain this weekend but ill believe it when I see it
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2013 7:31:37 PM

No rain!
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2013 9:32:15 PM

Still no rain at home!
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2013 4:24:40 PM

Rained in town today....hope it rained at home too
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 8:30:29 AM

But it was only 3/8 inch
Not enough
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2013 1:28:37 PM

Finally got rain overnight
Never got any the past 2 weeks
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2013 5:13:19 PM

May have lost squash before getting any...
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