Category Archives: Gardening

Capturing a Raindrop

No, it’s not a turtle.  Rather a macro photograph of a lonely raindrop resting on a broccoli leaf in the Fall Victory Garden.  How innocent  and beautiful a drop of water can be. Advertisements

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Coup d´état in the Urban Victory Garden

It been a while since i have written an update  on the Urban Victory Garden.  While not intentional, I have been unsure what could thrive or even survive the brutal weather of summer in Texas. The good news is that … Continue reading

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da’ First Melon

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First Harvest Great Northern White Beans

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BREAKING: Great Northerners spotted growing deep in the heart of Dixie!!!

June 13,2012 Austin – In a rare look inside the victory garden, we found the usual suspects: tomatoes, cucumbers,  jalapeno and sweet green peppers, strawberries, carrots, corn, yellow/butternut squash, onions, cantaloupes (for trivia buffs, first cultivated by Egyptians), artichokes and a broad spectrum  of … Continue reading

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Butterflies Love my Sunflowers

Obviously, I am not the only one enjoying the sunflowers. I, just do not understand if they are sunflowers why do the blossom facing North?

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The Urban Farmer, An update on the Victory Garden

It’s been several weeks since I updated the status of my Victory Garden.  It’s not easy to photograph all of the plants, everything is thriving except for the yellow squash which I think got root bound by the flowers and … Continue reading

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