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Old Sunday 13th May 2012, 20:15
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Lavender bush

The Sun is shining bright with a few clouds, took a fast shot of our laverder bush in back. Also the first watermelon for 2012.
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Old Monday 14th May 2012, 10:10
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That lavender is gorgeous - I had no idea they could grow so tall. It must be a different variety from the ones we grow. Lovely watermelon too.
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Old Thursday 17th May 2012, 20:17
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Hi, I was busy outside but then it got to hot to work, 86 out now (30C) and it's early... I cut some vegetables this morning for us plus gave the lady next door a bunch of things. My wife cut up more string beans & froze them. I still have a lot more vegetables growing...squash didn't grow very big this season but still OK, there is a few different type.

I pulled up my Summer Yellow squash, there finished... I have a bunch of watermelon but still small so I'll see how I do with them in another month. Tomatoes are doing fine... I'm having a few problems with birds eating them..
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Mmmmm! I love beetroot! Your squashes are doing really well too. Well done, Richard!
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Looks great Richard - love beets too - cooked, with butter, salt and pepper!
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Thanks Susan, Thanks Kits! ...

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Looks great Richard - love beets too - cooked, with butter, salt and pepper!
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This is the start of our planting season now. Victoria Day weekend holiday. We should not get any frost (hopefully) from here on .
Will maybe get ome of our planters done and the tomatos planted.
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Thanks, I heard Canada is warming up.."finally" I have friends living in Saskatoon. Good luck with your garden...

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This is the start of our planting season now. Victoria Day weekend holiday. We should not get any frost (hopefully) from here on .
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P.S. Just heard on the radio our local gardening expert (he owns two very large garden centres) that its still a bit early to plant Tomato,pepper plants so will hold off for a few more days. The ground has not warmed up enough he said so I will take his advice.
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Old Sunday 20th May 2012, 02:13
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Good idea, wait until the soil warms up then plant, I'm having trouble with birds in my tomatoes, threw away a few 1/2 red one's tonight, they peck holes in them then go to the next one so I picked a few green ones tonight, I'll let them ripen inside the house. Good to hear it's getting warmer where you live.

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