Kerry’s Garden

The trials and tribulations of one Kentucky gardener…


Entries Tagged as 'Herbs'

Volunteer Army

May 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Dill is classified as an annual but it is one of those annuals that will come back indefinitely if given the chance. These seedlings are from some dill I planted here last year. My goal is to establish it here so as not to have to reseed it. By leaving at least some of the […]

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Tags: Herbs

15000+ steps

April 27th, 2008 · No Comments

Yesterday I logged 15000 steps. This includes the 6690 steps it took to mow my part of the yard. I know this because my cell phone has a step counter on it. Too cool eh? Note to self. Do not mow over cut raspberry canes barefooted. Lets see… into the ground went my yellow carpet […]

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Tags: Critters · Cucumbers · Flowers · Fruit · Grapes · Herbs · Pests · Roses · Tomatoes


April 24th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I saw a hummer visiting our tulips this morning which reminding me of the hummingbird feeder that I picked up on Monday. Time to get that bad boy out and filled with some sugar water. I picked up two stevia plants last night while at Lowes getting plumming parts to fix the broken faucet. One […]

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Tags: Blackberries · Blueberries · Figs · Flowers · Fruit · Herbs · Kiwi · Ornamentals · Propagation

A Good Day

April 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve been so busy doing stuff in the garden that by the time I get in and get cleaned up I am too pooped to post. Saturday I went to Eric’s. The weather called for some rain in the morning so I finally put my rain barrels out. We didn’t end up getting any rain […]

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Tags: Figs · Flowers · Fruit · Herbs · Kiwi · Ornamentals · Peppers · Roses · Strawberries · Tomatoes · Weather

Dill, strawberries, ostrich fern, zucchini and some cilantro/coriander

April 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Today was the first day I felt like doing anything so I took advantage of it. I scattered some dill and cilantro/coriander seed in one of the beds, planted a strawberry bag and ostrich ferns I picked up at wally world. The ferns went into a couple of cups on the heated bench while the […]

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Tags: Fruit · Herbs · Squash · Strawberries · Tomatoes · Vegetables

Starting Again

February 17th, 2008 · No Comments

With last year’s drought a distant memory I am preparing for this year’s garden. Things are pretty soggy outside and have been for some time. I am sure the trees are loving this moisture. It hasn’t been very cold but fortunately cold enough to keep things dormant so far in my yard. This wet and […]

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Just Checkin’ In

July 4th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Slowly but surely I am getting my energy back. Today I mowed part of my part of the lawn. It was in desperate need and I did pretty good. We have a pretty good chance of rain tonight and tomorrow and the ground is bone dry so I emptied both barrels giving about half the […]

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Tags: Figs · Flowers · Herbs · Propagation · Tomatoes · Weather