Author Archives: Judy @ NewEnglandGardenAndThread

About Judy @ NewEnglandGardenAndThread

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

Winter wonderland

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in New England.☃️ Six inches of snow fell on Saturday night. We were lucky that Sunday dawned with decent temps and bright sunshine so we had good weather for shoveling and plowing. … Continue reading

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The first of December means the UNH Poinsettia Open House. Two greenhouses full of beautiful poinsettias with all proceeds going to benefit the Thompson School Greenhouse Facility and Horticulture Program. My gardening pulse quickened just breathing in the warm air … Continue reading

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Christmas traditions

I’ll tell you mine, if you’ll tell me yours. 🙂 I’ve always loved Christmas decorations. As a child, we always had a decorated tree, but that was the extent of the decorations. However, my grandparents had lots of decorations. My … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

It is Thanksgiving here in the United States. So, this is the most important door of the day in every household across the land. Through this door will pass turkey, dressing, a variety of veggies, and pie – lots of … Continue reading

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Cornucopia of things

I have to admit I go through a funk when the gardening season is over. I miss being outdoors every day,  hands in the soil, and seeing bright colors. Next week is the annual poinsettia open house at the UNH … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2017

On this very special day, I send greetings and thanks to each and every Veteran and their family because freedom is not free. 🇺🇸 If you have ever wondered about the history behind the beautiful red poppy, take a moment and check … Continue reading

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Best of the season

One of the benefits of being part of the blogging community is that we are afforded a wonderful learning opportunity. I would never be able to document the number of things I’ve learned over the years, but I thank you … Continue reading

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