The Garden Blog at Pinder's

Timely Tips Week 45

For those of us who dwell in zone 10 year round, the late summer (August through September) is our “dormant” season. The temperatures and humidity is so high then, without even a night time respite for your plants that many just stall. “Stall” is the technical term a grower uses for an uncooperative plant, one that despite your best efforts in providing an optimal environment...
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Working with the seasons

I am loving this incredible fall weather!  These cool nights are really lovely and we have already had a bon-fire! So what does it mean for your garden? These night temperatures in the 40s have provided me with a big boost in my war on weeds. I have noticed that all those weedy vines of summer have begun to die back. The morning after that...
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Don’t give up on your veggies!

I’ve been struggling with some of my veggies. As I mentioned I killed the zucchini plant as it’s NOT a vine and I tried to make it go up a trellis. Although I sprayed all the plants for mold and insect problems my cucumber plant’s lower section looks like a hot mess of disease, which to me spells trouble and death. However I took some...
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