Saturday, February 25, 2012

Ripple Effects


Taken February 6, 2012.

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Friday, February 24, 2012

Two Impossibles Things After Breakfast


Can't be Here So Late: February 6, 2012

Can't be Here So Early: February 21, 2012.
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Thursday, February 23, 2012

A Shadow of Light


Taken February 2, 2012.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Magic By Dusk


Taken February 1, 2012.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Magic By Daylight


Taken February 1, 2012.

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Monday, February 20, 2012

Dogs small. Trees big.


Taken late January-early February, 2012.

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Sunday, February 19, 2012

Sunday Poetry Post

Harbingers


February Garden Activities and Chores in Red Bluff
USDA Zone 9
Compiled by Karen and Mike Garofalo
Green Way Research, Red Bluff, California


Browsing and ordering from seed and garden catalogs.
Pruning leafless trees and shrubs.
Weeding and tending the winter vegetable garden.
Relax and read books from the library.
The soil is usually too wet and cold for much digging.
Keeping cold sensitive potted plants in protected areas or indoors.
Make sure that the cuttings in protected areas do not dry out.
Repair fences.
Put straw mulch over fertilized vegetable garden areas not planted.
Distribute fertilizer and minerals.
Prune and mulch dormant perennials.
Remove dead trees, shrubs, branches, and twigs.
Enjoy the bulbs and rosemary in bloom.
Repair and sharpen tools.
Construct gardening boxes and flats.
Keep hardwood cuttings moist.
Write a poem. Keep a gardening journal.
Fertilize with 20-9-9 or 15-15-15.
Trees without leaves need little or no watering.
Take a walk in your garden.
Sit and observe.