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End of the season!

Posted by johnnieb Washington, DC (My Page) on
Sun, Dec 1, 13 at 18:41

Winter came a little early this year! In past years my garden has usually looked good until late November (sometimes well into December) but this year I had a hard freeze by mid-November that knocked down the banana and anything else tender. Early October:

Morning view

Today:

Early December

More in my blog post (link below).

Here is a link that might be useful: End of the Season


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RE: End of the season!

Have you ever dug up the bananas to have them fruit the 2nd or 3rd year?


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RE: End of the season!

I like the palm. Do you mulch the banana? I'm leaving my
three in this time with deep mulch ....hoping for the best.
I'm 45 min south of Lynchburg.

Margaret


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I protect with mulch. Otherwise I don't protect or dig up anything--too much work and I'm just too lazy! Here's the same scene as of this morning:

First snow

Here is a link that might be useful: First snow! (blog post)


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