The Garden Blog at Pinder's

Favorite Summer Botanical Gardens , JULY 2010

It’s not just hot out there it is steamy! And that steamy heat & humidity is what makes our area a Tropical Paradise.  Yes those conditions that make you wilt is just what the botanist ordered for the rare and beautiful tropical flora you can see at the premiere showcase of such botanical glory: Fairchild Tropical Gardens.  Currently you can get in free every Sunday...
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ZONE 10 GARDEN CHECKLIST OF SUMMER TASKS, JUNE 2010

June is a good time to complete the following tasks if you have not already done so. Check out the links below for more product information. – Prune or cut back any plants that are getting straggly, over-grown or too dense. Your aim is to get a jump on the aggressive growth you can anticipate in the long days and warm temps of summer, plus...
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SUMMER GARDEN LESSONS, JUNE 2010

I love the lessons I learn from the garden. Each season brings another set of tasks to be done in anticipation of what the next season can hold, while all the while having to contend with the consequences of the previous season. For us this summer that means we need to look forward to a fall season full of possibility, while recognizing that we are...
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