Tag: Meyer Lemons

New Year Garden News!

New Year Garden News!

| January 8, 2013 | 14 Replies

I’m so glad I got the garden planted when I did in November. December was unseasonably cold for Southern California, and wet. I made an heroic effort on November 30th, remembering the six months without rain, to capture rainwater during the first downpour since April. I ripped one gutter down pipe away from the house, […]

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Wet Garden

Wet Garden

| November 17, 2012 | 22 Replies

We received a little rain last night, enough to completely cover the surface of the garden. Before the sun comes out (it always does) and dries it all off, I captured this wide shot. As you can see, I’m way behind on fall planting. Thankfully, we are in Southern California, so, there’s a good chance […]

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My Little Meyer Lemon Tree Update

My Little Meyer Lemon Tree Update

| September 17, 2012 | 10 Replies

My Little Meyer Lemon Tree Update ~ I took Melissa, from Live Love Be Green’s, advice about my little lemon tree, and removed all leaves with mealy bugs. (See “My Little Lemon Tree” for the pests that I found.) I agree it was mealy bug. I disposed of them in the garbage. Then, I mixed […]

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My Little Lemon Tree

My Little Lemon Tree

| September 15, 2012 | 9 Replies

My Little Lemon Tree, my so-called “ever-bearing” Meyer lemon tree, has not born a ripe lemon since last November. It had quite a lot of blooms in the spring, but, it’s September, and, though carrying two dozen lemons, the leaves don’t look so well. I recently gave it more iron, organic plant food, alfalfa meal, […]

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