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Ama Perry-Burns (Ama Burns)

Member since: July 03, 2010


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Louisville, Ms 39339
USDA hardiness zone 7B


Ama Burns

Member since:

July 03, 2010

About me

I am a middle school teacher and have an 8 year-old daughter. We enjoy growing vegetables in the garden and also eating them. My daugthers favorite vegetables are cucumbers and green beans, so we always grow a lot of them. :)

Current project

Growing enough vegetables to put up for the winter to help off-set grocery costs. Also planted a few very pretty sunflowers. :)

Type of gardener

vegetable and fruit

garden wall

Hi There, <br/>I hope you &amp; your daughter are enjoying gardening together, my next door neighbors have a small garden, 3yrs now, their girls love it. They are 4 &amp; 5. <br/>It reaally teaches them alot. <br/>I mostly grow flowers &amp; shrubs, pretty. I am a lifelong gardener, &amp; truly love it, I have to have help with the harder things now like mowing &amp; digging <br/>up large areas. <br/>Last year I finally had the opportunity to take the Master Gardening classes &amp; <br/>really enjoyed it. I have learned lots of thing from the class &amp; other members <br/>of our group. <br/>Continued good luck with your gardening, How has your rain fall been? we are very dry. It seems to miss our neighborhood. We must have lots of heathen in our area. Ha-Ha <br/> <br/>Best growing luck, <br/>Dewflower
dewflower commented on 07/10/10
THank you for the good luck with the garden. Good luck with yours as well. No, we haven't received very much rain. We need more. It gets too hot between the times that we receive rain. I have to keep the containers watered because they dry out quickly if I don't. I also get bitter cucumbers if I don't keep them watered and that is no good. Abby LOVES cucumbers.:) Hope we both get rain soon. :)
Ama Perry-Burns replied: on 07/12/10
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FigTree commented on 07/06/10