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I noticed this beautiful flower in bloom in my vegetable garden. I don't remember planting garlic chives there, but it doesn't surprise me.
Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Last summer I collected yellow sweet pepper seeds from the peppers I grew when I discovered that a pack of just yellow sweet peppers has hard to find at local stores.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
"The purpose of this rule is to help prevent the introduction and distribution of aquatic invasive plants into Indiana waters and wetlands."
Courtesy Betsy Magner
Stefan, 9, and the sunflower
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Purple loosestrife is beautiful plant with spikes of purple flowers but invades wetlands in clumps that multiply fast and choke out native vegetation.
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Eggplants are slow-growing, and take about 3 months to mature from seed to mature plant. I started harvesting eggplant in July but now the plants have reached their prime and are producing a lot of fruit.
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After reading Rosa Salter Rodriguez's article “Starting fresh: Let fall be the new spring for your withering garden,” I realized that now is the time to start vegetables from seeds for this fall.
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At the beginning of the season, I saw aphids on one of my tomato plants. I sprayed them off with my garden hose and contemplated buying some ladybugs.
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I'm starting to get beautiful big juicy tomatoes in my garden but a critter is plucking the green ones, eating half and then tossing the rest.
Don Snyder
Don Snyder says his 92-year-old mother told him he should send us these photos of his zinnia patch on Maple Avenue in Fort Wayne.