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    Harvested the oca

    Can you please describe your growing conditions? I had complete failure with Oca, I don't think it like my heat rainfall and no real winter. Thanks and Happy Gardening !
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    Question Can you help id this vine please?

    LMAO I can't even see where it is in the earth but it has taken over about 12 feet of fence Happy Gardening ! P J
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    Question Can you help id this vine please?

    Did you buy the seed, what type is it? inquiring mind needs to know
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    Finally, my carambolas are flowering !!

    We had a hard winter 3 years ago and both trees froze to the ground ... I am thrilled - starfruit coming !!
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    Question Can you help id this vine please?

    I THINK it is some type of miniature cucumber, but it just mysteriously appeared growing on my fence. BTW, it is yummy ! Can you please tel me what it is? TIA P J the Dirt Diva
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    Greetings from Houston

    Hi Spawn, I live in Houston also, I hope you will enjoy this community as much as I do !!! I love to talk gardening, so feel free to contact me anytime P J, the Dirt Diva
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    Healthy Grumichama but no flowers or fruit

    pics of the grumichama
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    Healthy Grumichama but no flowers or fruit

    I have a grumichama that i originally had in a large pot for at least 8 yrs. and planted in ground 3 yrs ago. It is healthy, putting on new growth continuously. It has never flowered ?!?! Am hoping 1 of you Eugenia gurus can suggest how to force some fruit. Also want to do some pruning, but...
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    Hi there, P J, my name is P J too and I live in Nassau Bay. I love to talk gardening, share...

    Hi there, P J, my name is P J too and I live in Nassau Bay. I love to talk gardening, share seeds etc. It is all an experiment, so Happy Gardening !!! P J, the Dirt Diva
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    21 Days Eating Only What We Can Grow

    I agree stevia is a bit over the top flavor-wise, but it beats black coffee.... now with some sweet cream, i would be better able to handle it without the stevia, BUT no milk cow
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    Cucuzza Italian Squash

    the plant is about 3 months old. I don't have any other squash growing so I guess I am just going to have to hope for dumb luck
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    21 Days Eating Only What We Can Grow

    I thought you grew hibiscus? no jam in the cupboard ?? also the calyx has natural source of pectin. and where is your stevia patch???
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    Transplanting comfrey

    Paul they are doing nicely! I started with 1 piece of root that is now over 3 feet wide. they will root deep into the subsoil to mine minerals that will feed your other plants. I clip the lowest leaves on a regular basis. it is a wonderful multi-use plant: 1 chop and drop under plants 2 chop up...
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    Luffa sponge growing and going to seed

    My 1st crop of luffa was over 40 sponges of all sizes and thousands of seeds.Then it took 3 yrs to eliminate all the volunteers. The blossoms attracted loads of pollinators ! Happy Gardening ! P J, the Dirt Diva
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    Cucuzza Italian Squash

    I finally have a new section of fence to grow more vertically, so I started Cucuzza ( sometimes call trombocino) squash. It is in the calabash family and when small is a summer squash. It can grow to 2 ft long or greater and eaten as a winter squash. I had a major challenge with germination...
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    Question Yellowing Citris Seedling

    Hi, I would really like a variety of finger lime fruit colors. Do you recommend growing from seed ? or possibly getting seedling started and then graft onto better root stock ? I appreciate your input. Happy Gardening ! P J, the Dirt Diva
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    Newbie

    Hi again, Louise. I hope by now you have setup a rain water capture system :smug:
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    Newbie

    I am very interested to hear how your finger lime orchard is progressing. Can you share an update for us to read/see. thanks, and happy gardening! P J, the Dirt Diva
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    Hi Tim, I saw your post mentioning 3 different colors of finger limes, I would love to read/see...

    Hi Tim, I saw your post mentioning 3 different colors of finger limes, I would love to read/see an update to get a feel of what to expect from mine. Happy Gardening ! P J, the Dirt Diva
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    Recommend Strawberry Tree - Muntingia Calabura

    According to the pics in google images, panama berry is the same one. Its latin name is muntingia calabura