The Garden Blog at Pinder's

Summer Projects

Summer calls for picnics, pauses, and projects. Not rushed, drudgery projects but the kind of projects we want to do, on our own schedules. A schedule that moves at the speed we wish Summer moved, slooooowwwwly. A few weeks ago, I had a visitor who pulled into my western Massachusetts driveway by complete surprise. I was out on the porch watering my petunias and dahlias...
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Sweet Sapodilly

It tastes like brown sugar!!!  Sapodilla has many names depending upon what island or country you are in. Marvin knew it as ‘dilly as a kid and he would climb the trees to pick the tree-ripened fruit. This tree is a slow grower but has a dense, dark green canopy and will grow well in most soils.  It can also be used as a border...
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Passionate about Passion Fruit

  It’s a realllllly delicious bite!  Add more passion into your life with Passion Fruit. Passion Fruit grows on an easy vine that is self- pollinating and can be grown on a trellis or a fence in full sun.  The vine produces a 4″ to 5″ blue flower followed by a 2″ to 3″ fruit that ripens during the late Summer.  The pulp and seeds...
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