TODAY in the GARDEN forum: fall 2022

 
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Imagegardengus
Sep 1, 2022 5:25 PM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
I am ready for the great September shuffle
will be digging and moving a lot of plants to the pasture project.

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I am ready to cut the broom corn
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not many sunflowers in the garden but they sure do brighten up the place
all the later planted sunflowers were eaten by something in the garden , they tried to re grow from stems only to get eaten again.
Imagegardengus
Sep 3, 2022 7:22 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
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collecting some 4 0clocks seeds
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I picked the main heads off the two cockscombs and now they are producing several new heads
I will pick these to use in dried arrangements.
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garlic chives just starting to bloom.
Imagegardengus
Sep 4, 2022 5:00 PM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
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Hardy hibiscus and obedient plant both in full blloom
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Don't like the bindweed but it sure looks pretty among the blue flowers.

did not get the predicted rain last night or today
but the rain gauge is fixed so I am ready.
Imagegardengus
Sep 8, 2022 11:12 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
51 this morning

Picked the last cabbage and purple beans
left a few beans on the vines for seed.

saw 3 hummers fighting over the honeysuckle, it is in bloom again.
Imagegardengus
Sep 9, 2022 7:41 PM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
Plenty of flying insects on the late thoroughwort.
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a snout
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the white butterflies won I had to pull the broccoli

the new batch of cucumbers have failed , don't know why they were up and looking strong then wilted and died
Imagegardengus
Sep 10, 2022 2:54 PM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
A warm day 87 this afternoon.
started cutting out and pulling things for fall clean up
two days of not picking and a dozen yellow tomatoes.
perennial blue mist flower in full bloom.

something eating the zinnia seeds, not sure what maybe birds , they are plucking the petals and eating the barely ripe seeds.
Imagegardengus
Sep 11, 2022 11:17 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
a nice bit of rain today 1 1/2 inch so far and more coming

the honey bees seem to have found my flowers they are on the goldenrod and the allium
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Imagegardengus
Sep 18, 2022 6:05 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
the rain took down some of the J. artichokes
I will pull and plant some into the pasture project.
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did a lot of picking this week
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the beans are putting on some great pods
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Imagegardengus
Sep 18, 2022 5:17 PM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
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Imagegardengus
Sep 22, 2022 7:30 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
Yesterday was last day of Summer and a hot one 94+

this AM only 53 and a cold front blowing through Hurray!
I Like Fall
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put the new basil in the greenhouse
cut back some plants I do not want to seed everywhere
garlic chives
some morning glories
red shiso

plenty flowers for the house still blooming
Imagegardengus
Sep 23, 2022 5:36 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
The first full day of fall feels more like winter Blinking 39 this morning
going to put another feeder on the bees they drained the one yesterday by 4:00
Some Hungry Bees

Asters about in full bloom so when it warms up they should have some flower food.
Imagegardengus
Sep 23, 2022 6:11 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
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alpine strawberries started this spring as seeds started producing about a week ago.

i hope to be able to over winter them , they may go to the greenhouse too.
Imagegardengus
Sep 29, 2022 7:46 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
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down in the 30's the last few mornings
some of the tropicals still blooming
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and Mexican sage just getting started


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Imagegardengus
Oct 3, 2022 9:24 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
October here and still no rain 10 days now
36 this morning (maybe ) frost
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I have been putting things into the greenhouse little by little , but better step it up .
Not really ready for a frost Thumbs down
Imagegardengus
Oct 4, 2022 6:49 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
33 this am and frost caught me a bit off guard , will be looking for damage later did not see anything yet.
Imagegardengus
Oct 16, 2022 7:26 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
Did some major clean up in the garden yesterday afternoon
looks like a garden again not a jungle
a few beds put to rest for winter pulled many overgrowth areas.
planted a few things in the pasture and picked peppers and some green tomatoes
picked the late planted turnips ....just the right size.
plenty flowers still
and I saw 3 monarchs feasting for their southern flight.
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Imagegardengus
Oct 20, 2022 10:13 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
time for the final clean -up
there were dark drooping leaves this AM our freeze has hit the garden.
bright sunshine but wind chill of 22 , a bit cold today
warmer weather coming this weekend Thumbs up
Imagegardengus
Oct 23, 2022 7:09 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
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still very dry so I am watering some perennials.
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a few planters looking like Halloween.
Imagegardengus
Oct 27, 2022 6:38 PM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
Finally some rain some on Monday and again on Tuesday total 1.53
with some warmer weather coming we may see green grass again before it snows

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picked a few Lab Lab beans but not sure they are mature enough to be good.
some herbs doing well in the greenhouse and the late malva blooming
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Imagegardengus
Oct 30, 2022 6:07 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5a
Truth is worth finding
Doing the last fall cleanup all veggies gone except mini turnips /still picking
and plenty of goji berries that probably won't get picked

a few things in the greenhouse that need a place inside , and some ready to pick herbs
basil and cilantro.

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