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Comments for Garden Round Up
A year ago while newly pregnant with Harriet, Ian and I planted four or five berry vines to give some better coverage to our balcony. While Sean is old enough to not fall through the slats, we figured a mobile toddler might be tempted to get too close to the edge and our old balcony isn't up to modern code standards.
Of course by summer time the heat plus the discomfort of being in my third trimester made watering difficult. I neglected my garden and the berry vines mostly died back. We figured we had lost all but maybe two of them.
Now that I'm no longer pregnant and I'm recovered from the c-section, I'm gardening again with new found vigor. Recently I transplanted the berry vines from their plastic containers into terra cotta ones. Remarkably even the "dead" ones have sent new runners up through the soil. The garden is verdant and thriving.
The boysenberry which had survived the best last year is now thriving and has claimed a sizable amount of the patio railing. It is also budding and should be producing fruit in a matter of weeks.