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Balcony Garden 2011

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First stages of my balcony garden this year. The garden is doing amazingly well. I have to get more photos tomorrow. I have arugala, carrots, passionfruit, morning-glory, raspberry, lemon grass, goose-berries, strawberries (they didn’t do so well this year though) and some random other things, some of which I am not sure what they are…and of course our beautiful but hungry cat, Mishka.

Pottenger’s Cats

Pottenger’s Cats

I have been mentioning Pottenger's Cats quite frequently of late, as our cat Mishka is also from Pasadena originally and she just loves raw milk and cream. This hasn't always been the case. About a year ago I noticed a bald patch which was growing over her liver, we were too broke to take her to the ...

Pests in the Balcony Garden 09

Pests in the Balcony Garden 09

Previous We had a serious attack of spider mites. They started in the catnip and yarrow and somehow got to the choko and beans. They took the choko down in no time, fortunately it is a hardy plant and it has now grown back to where it was when the spider mites devoured it. This was my first re ...

Mishka’s Tapeworms

Mishka’s Tapeworms

When we were growing up I remember we used to get our cat food from the local butcher. He would keep scraps of meat and we'd go and pick up a big bag of it, take it home and divide it up into smaller portions, and freeze it for later. Our cats loved it and all lived long healthy lives. When we to ...