Entries from July 2010

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

TheGardenLady Loves Readers’ Comments

Comments by miss miah TheGardenLady does not really like her blog to be about her personal thoughts unless they pertain to something that relates to an issue she is writing about. The premise of the blog is to discuss or help people with gardening issues, ideas and suggestions. Also, there is the hope that readers […]

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Things To Do When Gardening in July

Colorado potato beetle larvae dining on nightshade leaves by imarsman July is the time to work in the garden –  so get up early before the sun gets brutal.  A few of the jobs to be done in July are: Water plants: If you live in an area that is having a drought, you will […]

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

How To Deal With Squirrels In The Garden

Squirrel eating my tomatoes…by CaitieBeth TheGardenLady received this question from Jim. After all the work of setting up a garden and caring for it, the squirrels get to the tomatoes before we can enjoy them.  They just nibble on part of the tomato as it begins to ripen but enough to prevent us from eating […]

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

TheGardenLady’s Love of Poppies

Papaver nudicaule (Iceland Poppy) by Luigi FDV TheGardenLady hopes to write about each type of plant on her property. To start off the list, I would like to talk about the Iceland poppies–Papaver nudicaule. I love poppies and have tried, unsuccessfully, to raise them for years. The major reason, I believe, I have not had […]