Intermarkets' Privacy Policy

Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!

Recent Entries
Absent Friends
Bandersnatch 2024
GnuBreed 2024
Captain Hate 2023
moon_over_vermont 2023
westminsterdogshow 2023
Ann Wilson(Empire1) 2022
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
AoSHQ Writers Group
A site for members of the Horde to post their stories seeking beta readers, editing help, brainstorming, and story ideas. Also to share links to potential publishing outlets, writing help sites, and videos posting tips to get published. Contact OrangeEnt for info:
maildrop62 at proton dot me
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups

Thread before the Gardening Thread, November 3 [KT] | Main | Ace of Spades Pet Thread
November 03, 2018

Saturday Gardening Thread, Post-Halloween [KT]


The beautiful photo above is from the commenter sometimes known as freaked:

Here's a pic of a Confederate Rose bloom on a bush we have in our yard. This bush grew from some seeds we got from one that used to be in my Grandma's yard. Every year it grows up to about 14 feet high and by this time of year is covered in pink blooms like this one. They always remind me of my Grandma and her pink and pastel track suits so I call it Grandma's Rose bush, even though it's technically a Hibiscus.

This bush is on the NW corner of our house and thrives in the direct Georgia sunlight, even when it's 100 degrees out. When it's done blooming it goes dormant and we cut it off near the ground.

A lovely thing.

Wild Things and Wild Places

I have taken the liberty of cropping a couple of My Sharia Moor's photos so we could get a good look at their subject:

My fave pics of the summer, taken in Crystal Lake, IL on July 30 of this year on my iPhone...



Those are great photos. Hard to imagine those little critters becoming butterflies.

Imagine having a wild place like this near you. Like Concrete Girl does:

Here's a video I took June 1st, that is within walking distance from my ranch. Keep up the great work, and thanks!

Thanks for sending this, Concrete Girl. Takes me away . . . .

The Edible Garden

First photos from Gordon's earlier visit to the Farmers Market:

Those ugly strawberries I told you about?This year I remembered to toss the trimmings into my patch. We shall see what comes up.


Strawberry, strawberry rhubarb, rhubarb strawberry.


Gardens of The Horde

From Martell:

Not much of a green thumb myself. Silly me I decided to try growing orchids two years ago. This is a plant that I've been caring for for two years without a single bloom. Finally, it bloomed this month. First one beautiful flower popped out. Know we have three.

This is a type of exotic orchid known as BLC Hawaii Star. Stunning.


Here is another one of my 'exotic' orchids now in bloom as of 10/27/18. We are in South Florida.



If you would like to send information and/or photos for the Saturday Gardening Thread, the address is:

at g mail dot com

Include your nic unless you just want to be a lurker.

digg this
posted by Open Blogger at 12:58 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
Axeman: "Some dress wearing hairy male on the staff decided ..."

Catch Thirty-Thr33: "520 Is it just me or is it true that since the Jun ..."

Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden: "[i]_____________________________________ Here's ..."

You Really Don't Want to Know: "I also said it's a money laundering operation. Po ..."

haffhowershower: "?They smell like your wife's boyfriend's cum. ..."

Chuck Martel: "The Russians, according to my sources, are buildin ..."

The Truth: "513 Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Calif.), who oversees mili ..."

LinusVanPelt : "Is it just me or is it true that since the June 27 ..."

...: "Romney's political philosophy is "I'm Mitt and I r ..."

Mike Hammer, etc, etc.: "@JudicialWatch - Biden CDC Invests Millions to St ..."

Orson: "495 Umm, errr, I uh,... you're on your own with th ..."

Its How It Is: "[i]How much of this Ukraine stuff is boomer nostal ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64