Author Archives: Judy@NewEnglandGardenAndThread

About Judy@NewEnglandGardenAndThread

Master Gardener who enjoys gardening, quilting, photography, and traveling.

It’s Soggy

It’s daylily season in my part of the world, and I must admit it brings a lot of smiles as I work in the garden beds. I’ve never counted how many I have or the varieties, but I’m guessing it … Continue reading

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Rain and DIY

Last week we received almost 7″ of rain which certainly made a dent in our moisture deficit. We’ve gotten 1.5″ of rain this morning, it’s still raining, and showers are forecasted a couple of days this week. With a plus … Continue reading

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Steamy

Happy Monday! Hope your weather is a little more normal as we close out the month of June. We’re under our second heat advisory for the month. 96°F with real feel of 103°F today. 🥵 Last week, Master Gardeners had … Continue reading

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Expiration date

I grew up poor in the city, my husband grew up poor in the country, we both had part-time jobs at a young age, but neither one of us walked up hill both ways to school. 🙂 As adults, it … Continue reading

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Gardening Season

We’ve had really good gardening weather along with a couple of beneficial rains. The flowers are looking good, and we’ve been eating fresh peas and enjoyed our first cucumber. I also have a new gardening tool – Hoselink, a retractable … Continue reading

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North

We went on our first road trip. Along the way we admired the view of the mountains as we continued to climb to our destination in the northern part of the state. The White Mountains National Forest is a beautiful … Continue reading

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In my garden

on a Wordless Wednesday. 😎 Happy June gardening.

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Memorial Day

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Memorial Holiday

The Memorial Holiday and start of the tourist season is a mere four days away. Busy times in this little state as people escape the past year and head to the lakes and mountains. We’re headed north tomorrow for a … Continue reading

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May

This month gets my gardening engine revving up. The weather is warm enough to be outside, it rains frequently and keeps the plants watered, and everything is green and colorful. I picked the last of the daffodills yesterday and have … Continue reading

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