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lovestogarden

My Southern California (zone 10a) garden has all kinds of plants mixed together; roses, ferns, succulents, vegetables,....

Citrus x meyeri

  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2019
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lovestogarden

I found these interesting mud "nests" on my #lemon tree today. Not sure what it is. Each are about 5/8" wide. #friendorfoe? #meyerlemon #meyerlemontree #citrus #wildlifewednesday #southerncalifornia 13 November 2019

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lovestogarden

Just found it: Potter Wasp #Nest. #potterwasp #waspnest

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Flicka

Interesting

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carolgs

Wow that's kinda weird looking, but amazing at the same time

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gjones

They're cute little nests!

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lovestogarden

I agree @Flicka and @carolgs ! 🤗🤗

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lovestogarden

I think they #lookslikeitsname Katy. Amazing detail, not sure my 📷 picked it up. @gjones

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gjones

That's true! They look like little potters jars!

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columbiariver

It's so interesting!

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lovestogarden

They do Katy! 🏺 @gjones

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lovestogarden

I agree Laura! @columbiariver

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  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2019
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lovestogarden

My first attempt at #limoncello from my #meyerlemon #peel. 😋 I fertilized, pruned and picked a bunch of #lemon s, so why not. #gyo #edible #southerncalifornia #california 26 February 2019

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lesliecole49

Wow, interesting. I don't drink, but I'll taste! I would definitely try this! Might be good on a hot southern afternoon

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lesliecole49

Wow, interesting. I don't drink, but I'll taste! I would definitely try this! Might be good on a hot southern afternoon

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sushiwaitress

Yummmmmmm!

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carolgs

Ooo yumm looks good Janice. it's a good digestive too @lesliecole49

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lovestogarden

A friend gave me some years ago she had made and my mother took to enjoy (which was fine with me). I have always wanted to try making it. It is considered a summer drink, so it should be good. @nikkicasas @lesliecole49 (I'm a taster too) @sushiwaitress @carolgs 💞

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sushiwaitress

Did you use vodka or grain alcohol/everclear? Everclear is so strong I dilute my limoncello 50/50 with simple syrup, but I love the bite that the grain alcohol gives. 😎

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mardel

Never tried to

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lovestogarden

I used vodka @sushiwaitress. I have not had it strong before. A syrup with it does sound tasty.

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lovestogarden

The #meyer #Lemon is all covered for protection against another night of #frost. It doesn't look too good, but an old sheet works just fine. #meyerlemontree #advice #meyerlemon #citrus #southerncalifornia #california 7 February 2019

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ShelleySnyder

🤞💘😍

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KariSamuel

#thriftythursday #whateverworks #reuse #recycle #repurpose #wastenotwantnot #savetheplanet Hope they make it! It looks like quite a bounty!

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terrimclaughlin

Is that my backyard????!!!🤣😂. I just came in from doing mine. I’m with you a sheet does work just fine we’re waking up to temperatures in the 30’s. Stay warm my friend 😊💕

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lovestogarden

It works! @ShelleySnyder

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lovestogarden

@KariSamuel thanks for the tags! 💞

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lovestogarden

😂 @terrimclaughlin will do, you too! 💞

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grantham

Blanket them up...just to shows what a great Gardner u are.

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ShelleySnyder

👍👍💘😍

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2018
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lovestogarden

I found this crazy #mutant while pruning my 🍋 #lemontree. It probably grew this way because it was wedged between some branches. #uglyreallyisbeautiful #lemon #gyo #southerncalifornia #california 29 August 2018

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jeatacake

Looks like it wants to be a pepper! 😁

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lovestogarden

It does! @jeatacake 😂

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lovestogarden

Your wish is granted @jennilm . This is the Mother Dwarf Myer Lemon Tree. It is actually about pushing 6' right now...not so dwarf.

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gjones

Impressive!

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KariSamuel

Again..... nom, nom, nom! #lemon #gyo #harvest #edible #tasty #yum

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jennilm

It is beautiful!

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lovestogarden

This little tree is so wonderful! It supplies lemons for us as well as three neighbors year round. It is never without fruit! @gjones @KariSamuel @jennilm

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lovestogarden

I keep my lemon trimmed to about 6' tall. It flowers twice a year so there are almost always lemons on the tree.

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SikoMa

You have perfect weather down there, usually😍. I miss SoCal😢. I grew up down there. Went to Capistrano Valley High School for 2 years, before I moved north to Sacramento and finished at Folsom HS.

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lovestogarden

@SikoMa I do feel I live in God's country, but then looking at your photos, you must also!

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SikoMa

I do @lovestogarden, but I really miss the beach. I spent most of my time "in school" at the beach. Lol

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lovestogarden

#loves2gardenseedtrade

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