Author Archives: Judy @ NewEnglandGardenAndThread

About Judy @ NewEnglandGardenAndThread

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

Earth Day

Can you believe it – Earth Day is 49 years old. It won’t be long before AARP starts sending their mailings. 🙂 I remember back in the early days, I felt compelled to do something green on that day and then … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

On my last day in South Carolina, three friends and I boarded a pontoon boat with Captain Rommy and headed out into the fog to tour Sandy Island which is a prehistoric sand dune covering around 9,000 acres. Sandy Island … Continue reading

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April showers

April showers bring May flowers. Well, we can hope. 🙂 I was able to get two truck loads of sticks and leaves to the recycling center. I made a dent in the sticks but only a down payment on removing … Continue reading

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Spring chores

Do you have a chore list this time of year? I started mine yesterday. When I was a kid, I played Pick-up Sticks, and every time I’m out there doing this chore, I smile thinking about all those games. I … Continue reading

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I’m home, and I’m embracing the color, brown, because that means there’s no snow left. We have some rain in the forecast so green will start to appear. 🙂 A couple of awards go to: Virginia for the most police out … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Socastee, South Carolina, is about 11 miles northwest of Murrells Inlet where we are staying in an unincorporated part of Horry County. It is situated along the Intracoastal Waterway, has a population of about 20,000, and is known as the … Continue reading

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Pushing north

Do you remember Rawhide, the tv show? Move ’em on, head ’em up Head ’em up, move ’em on Move ’em on, head ’em up, rawhide That’s always what I think of when we reach the last week in March. … Continue reading

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