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Post by slybelvedere on Thu Apr 16, 2015 3:00 pm

If so, what do you grow? I have basil and tomatoes.
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Post by slybelvedere on Thu Apr 16, 2015 3:00 pm

Forgot to mention the carrot and bell peppers.
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Post by slybelvedere on Tue Apr 21, 2015 4:41 pm

My basil is growing so tall now!
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Post by slybelvedere on Mon May 11, 2015 5:54 pm

I have lemon balm growing now, it smells like lemons.
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Post by slybelvedere on Mon May 18, 2015 5:37 pm

My tomato plants are really getting tall! What do you do with the veggies in your garden- do you cook them or eat them as is?
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Post by slybelvedere on Tue May 19, 2015 4:44 pm

My lemon balm got a lot taller! Do you grow lemon balm- if so do you make tea out of it or just enjoy the smell? I really enjoy the lemony smell it has.
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Post by s.t.mann on Wed May 20, 2015 4:41 pm

extra veggies go either to the nearest rescue mission or to your freezer...

lemon balm is awesome for the fragrance and HATED by mosquitoes!  i think it works as a team or a tea supplement...do a search on the net - 'lemon balm tea';  might also go good in your bath, OR use the tea as a hair rinse!

would love to have a pinch of seeds of basil...also lemon balm if you have plenty!

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Post by slybelvedere on Fri May 22, 2015 4:12 pm

I didn't know about lemon balm being a mosquito repellent and I have a big mosquito problem at my house. I'll have to get some more lol.
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Post by s.t.mann on Fri May 22, 2015 4:36 pm

yes! known to be an effective repellant;  but somehow i have the idea you have a standing water problem nearby?  (take care of that first!)

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Post by slybelvedere on Tue May 26, 2015 4:27 pm

Yes lots of trees surround my house so there are always leaves around and when it rains the ground is damp for awhile.
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Post by s.t.mann on Wed May 27, 2015 4:40 pm

hmmm....i would keep the trees!  might have to find a sunnier spot for the garden, and put up with mosquitoes during rainy periods...shrug...

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Post by slybelvedere on Thu May 28, 2015 5:34 pm

The garden is in the front yard, the trees/shady spots are in the backyard, though I am thinking of trying to plant some stuff there that doesn't require as much sunlight. I treated the outside with a pesticide a couple weeks ago, hopefully it helps. I've discovered that the porch light has to be off at night or moths swarm around it, very annoying.
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Post by s.t.mann on Fri May 29, 2015 5:17 pm

pesticide??  no no no...

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Post by slybelvedere on Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:53 pm

I tried going the natural way to get rid of insects around my home, but the problem is too bad to not use at least some. Every time I open my door a million mosquitoes and moths fly in.
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Post by s.t.mann on Tue Jun 02, 2015 3:29 pm

make or buy a bat house;  bats love skeeters!!  (and they dont cause cancer either!!)

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Post by slybelvedere on Thu Jun 11, 2015 9:44 pm

I hate bats LOL!
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Post by s.t.mann on Thu Jun 11, 2015 10:51 pm

yes, but they have a very redeeming virtue -bats eat mosquitoes!!

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Post by slybelvedere on Thu Jun 18, 2015 1:29 pm

I recently discovered a source of standing water with a LOT of mosquito larvae in it (gross)- an all purpose 5 gallon bucket I was using to store tools got rain in it, must have been for awhile because the whole thing was filled with water and mosquito larvae. I haven't seen as many mosquitoes since getting rid of it.
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Post by slybelvedere on Wed Aug 05, 2015 12:00 pm

Somehow a basil plant started growing in my yard, some of the seeds must have fallen out of the planter LOL. Have things in your garden ever started to grow randomly in your yard?
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