By joenesgarden, 3 years and 6 months ago

Early fall sleuthing

It won't be too long now before gardens in south-central Connecticut get nipped by frost, and that will be the end of juicy tomatoes such as these Sweet Million cherry tomatoes soaking up any last season sun.

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By joenesgarden, 3 years and 6 months ago

I splurged.

I've been really good at not purchasing a lot of plants for my gardens this summer … too many other things to take care of and too little time. But when I ran across Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Summer Sorbet' with its showy green leaf variegation and striking electric blue blossoms, I caved.

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By joenesgarden, 3 years and 7 months ago

Bloomin’ September

With just half an inch registering on the rain gauge in the last few weeks and minimal watering on this gardener's part, it's a wonder of nature that so many plants are still attractive. Connecticut is officially about 5.5 inches below normal rainfall amounts for the year.

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