The Garden Blog at Pinder's

Bee the Pollinator

Are you noticing that your zucchini is not developing?  Here is a trick to get lots of fruit from cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash, cantaloupe, and pumpkins.  With the decline of the bee population, you’re the next best pollinator around!  Most flowers become mature or receptive in the early morning and pollen must be transferred to the stigma of the female flower.  A small paint brush...
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We Planted Our Veggies!

Earlier this week at the nursery, we prepped our beds by adding organic soils and fertilizers and yesterday we planted the first veggie plants of the season. Lettuce, Pac Choi, Broccoli, Cabbage and many more were planted, watered in, and put to bed for the night. Planting late in the afternoon helps the little veggie starts manage the stress from being planted, because they don’t...
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Creating a Refreshment Garden, From Kisti

Summer, it happens every year, and while there are so many wonderful things about it, it comes with a terrifically tough contender. The Summer heat!  So great at tiring us out, aggravating us, keeping us indoors, BUT also at giving us a great reason for seeking refreshment! Why not arm yourself against the heat of Summer with a Refreshment Garden and an arsenal of sippable...
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