my mom’s Florida garden

---, Mom and Dad's Garden
I visited my mother in Florida last week. She spends the winter in the sun and warmth (in the Naples area) and it only makes sense for me to share some of that with her. Years ago, we gave her a small Grow Box on wheels. She always fills this…
 
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Mom’s garden

Mom and Dad's Garden, Photos of my Gardens
My mom’s garden looks pretty good. I planted winter rye that did very well over the winter. I am gradually working on turning it under. I planted Super Sugar Snap peas at the far end of this photo and have branches in for support. Mom’s garlic looks really good. It’s…
 
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planting mom and dad’s garden

Garden Work, Mom and Dad's Garden
I brought my parents 5 or 6 trays of seedlings I raised. We planted them in their old garden and in a newly dug up addition. In their old garden, we planted basil (Nufar), peppers (sweet, Bell, Joe Parker NuMex, Amelia Cayene and Thai hot), eggplants, tomatoes (early planted Siberian…
 
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Mom and Dad’s garden

Mom and Dad's Garden, Photos of my Gardens
On Monday, my parents and I worked a full day in their vegetable garden. We planted tomato, pepper, lettuce, sunflower, basil, cilantro, squashes, marigold, cosmos, daisy and cucumber seedlings. Dad staked his recently planted snow peas. Some type of bug was eating the broccoli, cauliflower and bok choy that we…
 
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Mom and Dad’s garden

Mom and Dad's Garden, Photos of my Gardens
I’ve been helping my parents with their garden. Early this spring, on a March day that broke records (temperature in the 80’s!), my son and I spread and dug in 3 cubic yards of compost. We also planted peas, lettuce and root vegetables. Last Friday, I brought them more seedlings…
 
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my parents’ garden

Mom and Dad's Garden
On Father’s Day, I visited my parents and helped a bit in their garden. My dad hoed the tomatoes and planted beans, I pulled some garlic and labeled plants I gave them earlier in the spring. I also planted nasturtiums and giant sunflower seeds here and there. They have been…
 
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Mom and Dad’s vegetable garden

Mom and Dad's Garden
On Saturday, I helped my parent’s with their garden. Mom is still recuperating, but doing GREAT. She was the supervisor with her captain’s chair. Dad and I got the garden all set for fall. We removed all the old plants: tomatoes, squashes, and cucumbers. Picked green tomatoes. Pulled a few…
 
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