We planted a garden yesterday: peppers, tomatoes, eggplants, cucumbers, and okra.Continue reading
Farmacy is today. 1:30-3:30 at Barnes Drugs. Corner of Savannah and Patterson in Valdosta. I will have okra and grits and lots of other delicious stuff. So will Thelma. Don’t miss out.
Okra Paradise Farms
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Mark your calendars now with two important dates. SE GA Growing Local will be held Nov. 8 at the Tattnall County High School in Reidsville. A Growing Local conference will be held Jan. 24 at Pine Grove School near Valdosta. Gretchen Quarterman is lead organizer for that.
Update 2 Feb 2014: Citrus Resources.
Learn about varieties that do best in our climate, and how to plant and nurture your trees. We will discuss winter protection, fertilizing, and challenges with citrus. You’ll leave with resources for buying trees and learning more.
Bess T. Chappas wrote and took this picture for SavannahNow 24 September 2008, Tropical garden in suburbia,
Twenty citrus trees are scattered around the yard, including lemon, blood orange, tangelo, cara-cara orange, lime, grapefruit, tangerine and mandarin. A pumello plant, a citrus variety from Southeast Asia, has a fruit the size of a basketball. Papaya and guava plants grow tall against the back of the house. Pineapple and coffee plants grow in the ground and in large pots.
Gretchen, okra, caterpillar:
Caterpillar in the okra:Continue reading