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heirloomgal

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All blueberries can grow in zones 5-7,
Earliblue Blueberry fruits in June,
Bluecrop Blueberry fruits in July
and
Jersey Blueberry fruits in August.
Shipping this week. I will need to transplant while dormant.
IF the blueberry in the basement window still lives, I will give it to DD's.
I bought the roses to get my order to >$100 for free shipping. I have lost red roses, so I am keeping that one.
DD's are big on lavendar and pink, so they get the other one.
Ducks! You must really love blueberries! The bush behind my backyard is just full of them in the summer, I wish I could mail you some!!
 

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I like blueberries, but I have killed 4 plants so far.
I did my studying up and These will be planted right and watered well.
I have plenty of horse manure to acidify the soil.
Although it will involve moving one 12 ft fence next week, I can get that done, and still have plenty of planting space.
 

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Village business interfering, AGAIN today!
I might be able to check my sugar snap planting and do some measuring so that I can move two of the 12'ft fencing in anticipation of blueberry arrival this week.
It's been warm enough to leave ponies outside 24/7. AS LONG IT'S DRY they should be outside. Fresh air is very important, as well as sunshine, where they get their Vitamin D.
Got a seed order in today, and ordered more...**Ducks turned the OTHER cheek to slap IT!!**
I encourage you to GET YOUR SEEDS!! Order, or buy locally. Food costs are SO HIGH, and your neighbors are getting desperate!
When I lurk on seed sites I see a LOT of "sold out" on many varieties.
I have already ordered some of those seeds.
The next 2 gardening purchases are going to be:
Plastic Adirondack chair, dk blue, for DH to sit in and keep me company as I garden.
Plastic rain barrel (WalMart, ~$99)
I plan to set it up on the SE drain of the house. I can use it to water around the cistern. I can also do overflow directly INTO the cistern if it gets really rainy.
DH and I are buying stuff bc we owed the gov't $0 in taxes.
He is buying His stuff. He told me I could buy some more gardening stuff.
 

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SOOOO... I did:

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Flowers - Echinacea (Purple Coneflower) × 1
Sampler Pack (appx. 20 seeds)
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Carrot - Tendersweet, 7" Long × 1
Sampler Pack (Appx. 160 seeds)
$2.99​
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Chicory - Verona, Red × 1
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Chicory - Witloof, White × 1
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*FREE GIFT-of-the-MONTH* SUGAR LUMP TOMATO SEED KIT! × 1
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You saved $5.00​
 

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Do you think that you might like to grow the Witloof through the Growing Season, Ducks' ..

. then, take the roots indoors during the Winter and "force" them?

I did that once and it worked fine.
 

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Do you think that you might like to grow the Witloof through the Growing Season, Ducks' ..

. then, take the roots indoors during the Winter and "force" them?

I did that once and it worked fine.
Why not?!?!
SO many interesting ways to torment plants!!!
 

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So, as a mayor I was contacted by the local newspaper to answer a questionnaire re: women's history month.
Here is one of my answers:
** Thirty-two U.S. states have had, or currently have, a woman serving as governor. Illinois is among the 18 that hasn’t. Big deal or no big deal?

Perhaps our lack of a history of female governors is why so many have fled the state of Illinois.
 
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