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    Re-purpossed wood garden

    The lumber was getting thrown away. They were shipping crates. Used them for our hillside garden. The steel tubes for the trellises were getting thrown away also. Before: After:
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    Re-purpossed wood garden

    The lumber was getting thrown away. They were shipping crates. Used them for our hillside garden. The steel tubes for the trellises were getting thrown away also. Before: After:
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    St. Augustine Lawn Grass, Salvage or Start Over?

    I used afterwards, I used a granular type. It's a slow release as they state
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    St. Augustine Lawn Grass, Salvage or Start Over?

    I added a little triple 15 to my St. Augustine and it is doing amazing. It will grow back in the dead areas, faster if you plug it in several places
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    What did you do in your garden today?

    90° here AGAIN... Almost done with my raised garden beds. Been a 2 week project but I think they came out good. Irrigation going in tomorrow as well as plants.
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    Orange tree issues. Need advise

    Well you are all correct. Spoke to my little brother who was living here while I was working out of town for 2 yrs. He told me he sprayed a weed killer on the soil in the middle of the yard and stayed away from any vegetation we had planted. We suspect a breeze may have carried some over to the...
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    Started my compost box today

    Feeling excited that I Finally built and filled one side of my compost box today. There's not alot in it right now, but every little bit helps Hopefully building raised garden beds sometime in early March. Going to build them with 2x10 lumber (scraps from work). I think 4 ft x 12ft should be...
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    What did you do in your garden today?

    Today Planted 6) 6ft tall Ficus bushes, moved boards to rear of backyard to start building compost boxes tomorrow morning. yesterday planted 2) berrie bush's, 2) grape vines, 1) assorted (grafted) apple tree, 1) peach tree, 1) plumcot.
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    Orange tree issues. Need advise

    We planted 3 different orange trees 2 yrs ago. Our problem is all these tiny looking buds (see photo). I'm getting them all over our trees and am not sure what it is or what's causing it. Need advice to fix if you can help. (I've searched the forums but can't find anything related) This is our...
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    Greetings all from So California.

    New to the site, but not to gardening. Been gardening off and on for 40 yrs. Took a break from soil gardening to try out aquaponics and fell in love with it also. Where we moved to, the soil is not the greatest and gave started composting recently to aid in our soil gardens. Wish you all a...
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