Gryffyn's Garden

a blog about my gardening attempts

   Apr 20

PokeQuesa

Today I got a little creative (and a bit weird) when making my lunch decision – poke salat and cheese quesadilla with garlic sour cream; grilled cheese sticks and also had some fresh guacamole and (stale) tortilla chips. It turned out remarkably good – a fine use for leftover poke salat!

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   Mar 12

Brown Turkey Fig

Today we planted the Brown Turkey Fig we got at North Haven Gardens. These are supposed to do very well in our region so I am hoping that this tree will do well here. It brings back memories of when as a child I used to get into the fig tree at the neighbors across […]

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   Mar 11

Upgrading the Crape Myrtle Beds and a Berry Bucket

We finally got around to tackling the bed with the single crape myrtle, and a bunch of other mess within it. Here is the “beginning” photo from almost a year ago: We got all the unwanted fauna removed, added some garden soil and humus and tilled it in. We then planted a “La Marne” variety […]

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   Mar 07

More planting and some seed starting

This morning before signing in for work I set up the other raspberry canes in the big container; planted the snow pea bushes; added some onion slips to one of the new raised beds; mixed the soil in the 2nd new raised bed; added more dead wood to the burn barrel; potted the sweet basil […]

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