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chief cultivator (Cliff Sharples)

Member since: October 22, 2008

Posts and Questions

Awesome way to grow Strawberries »

This is a very cool, unique way to grow strawberries... a new definition for "raised beds!"...

Dragon House Gardens - Spring Giving Way to Summer »

Late spring in the garden... blooms are everywhere, leaves are filling in almost all the empty spaces, and the promise of summer hangs in the air. Here...

Huntington Botanical Gardens »

I finally made it to Huntington Botanical Gardens in Pasadena, CA. It did not disappoint!...

Memorial Day Cuttings »

There are simply too many blooms in the garden in May! Here are some arrangements I made today to bring the garden indoors!...

Crazy for Iris »

Mid-May is like an explosion of color and texture in my garden. Some of the stand-out stars are the Iris which are in full force!...

Naples Botanic Garden »

This is one of the most creative, artistic botanic gardens I have seen in a long time. It's a subtropical paradise well worth the visit....

Spring Almost Here! »

Daffodils and Crocus heralding Spring......

Some Favorites from the NW Flower & Garden Show 2012 »

Last week, we got our annual garden pep-rally to get us through our long, dark winter. The NW Flower & Garden Show is a cherished tradition up here in ...

Signs of Spring! »

It always surprises me how early and quickly spring creeps up in Seattle. Here are some images from my garden today, giving me hope that Spring is on i...

2012 New Plant Introductions: Hellebores from TerraNova »

Plant propagator TerraNova Nurseries can always be counted on for great new plants! Here are a couple of knock-out hellebores new for 2012, coming to a...



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how to treat mold on surface of potting mix

March 30, 2014

It's not terrible, but you should get rid if it... try putting cinnamon on it; that should kill the m...

South Texas Botanical Garden

February 05, 2013

Love the coral vine! Makes me long for summer... sigh!...

Inside Austin Garden Tour

October 15, 2012

Great gardens! Looks like despite the drought, plants are looking good in the Austin area! Thanks for...

2012 Parade of Homes Clay NY @ Riverwalk

September 09, 2012

Looks like a great clean palette for great gardening!! So much space!...

The Bug that Drives Me Buggy

June 11, 2012

An epic battle in the garden! Thanks fo sharing... my nemesis continues to be aphids which not only t...

How can I start a hydrangea from a cutting?

June 11, 2012

Great question - I put the step by step instructions in your post so everyone can see it! Good luck! ...

sweetpkm

June 11, 2012

Hi Pam, I updated your post about hydrangea cuttings with some easy steps to creating your own pla...

Bag potatoes working great

June 02, 2012

Love the bag potatoes! My veggie garden is finally kicking into gear as well!...

Harvest!

April 30, 2012

Wow! We're months away from that milestone! Enjoy those tomatoes!...

mikefitness

April 11, 2012

What's up Mike!! OK, we need to see some pictures of your garden and get an update on what you're gro...

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