Author Archives: Judy @ NewEnglandGardenAndThread

About Judy @ NewEnglandGardenAndThread

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

Flowers everywhere

Happy Monday! The sun is shining, the humidity is moderate, and the flowers are blooming. I’ve weeded, moved a dozen plants or so, trimmed some lilacs and boxwoods, and I didn’t have to water because it rained yesterday. The Azaleas … Continue reading

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One note

I’ve been singing one note lately – gardening. 😎 I won’t put you to sleep by detailing what I’ve been doing. Let’s just say I’ve been catching up on weeding, pruning, planting containers, and, of course, moving plants around because … Continue reading

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Gardening Hack

The life of a gardener is not all pretty flowers and vegetable plants overflowing with produce. There are the plants themselves, soil, bugs, critters, weather – you get the idea. There are challenges. I mentioned previously that our MG group … Continue reading

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Dirty fingernails

and a big smile on my face. 😎 We’ve had several nice days which allowed me to work in my own gardens as well as on two MG projects. The MGs installed a native plant butterfly garden which was registered … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Yesterday, I went north with a friend to Warner, NH. We were picking up native plants for a Master Gardener project. Warner is a small town with a population around 3,000 and a charming one-block downtown area. We traveled back roads … Continue reading

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Slow Spring

Sooner or later the sun will come out and stay for a while, but it seems like every day there is maybe an hour when it is not gray, overcast, and in many cases sprinkling. It is warmer, so that’s … Continue reading

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I believe

There will no spring 2019. Truly. Snow flurries up north tonight and mid 30’s here tomorrow night. Heck, we’re still having to turn the heat on periodically. There are no containers and hanging baskets full of annuals providing pops of … Continue reading

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