Carnivore Dreams – Pruning

Finally getting ripe–I hope.

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Pruning:  A metaphor for life. Cut back and fertilize.  My petunias (some I grew from seed) were dying, all leggy, no foliage.  Turning yellow.  So I cut them back and fertilized them.  They are just looking great, especially for this time of the summer.  My friend from Oregon who runs the gardening shop at Fred Meyer said they are just a pain, but I think I have the secret to them.  I’m growing a little thyme in one of the containers with them and that is getting really really happy, too.

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And some I grew some wild flowers from seed to add to the arrangement.  LOVE them.  They bloomed all summer.  And I’m not sure what they are or where I got them.  Will need to find out.

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And these totally from seed.  They came the wrong color.  Supposed to be red and blue, but came pink.  Still:

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And my potatoes are starting to die back.  My peppers are going gangbusters, my green beans starting to shoot up.  I wish tomatoes would ripen.  Only true failure is the zucchini.  I didn’t get them to pollinate.  Now if the tomatoes would just turn red:

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Green beans:

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Green Peppers:

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