Author Archives: Judy@NewEnglandGardenAndThread

About Judy@NewEnglandGardenAndThread

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

Hello Spring!

Last week we had a drop of 10″ of heavy, wet sludge we now call snow as weather changes continue to occur. I was grateful to have a grandson who cleared that for me because I was a little down … Continue reading

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March

March came in like a lion with three snowfalls in a week. We moved 16″ along with a lot of ice chipping to be able to do that. The sun is shining today, and there’s no snow in the forecast … Continue reading

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Floral Friday

My Walking Iris had two blooms this week which was a very welcome sight. I have several more buds so more beauty to come. If you aren’t familiar with the Walking Iris, the Laidback Gardener blog recently did a very … Continue reading

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Cold

How cold did it get here in New Hampshire this past weekend? It went down to -48°F, and ‘wicked cold’ doesn’t quite cover it. Double-pane windows and good doors with storms just can’t handle that kind of wind and cold. … Continue reading

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Hello February

Is it just me or did January seem like it was on a fast break? I spent a fair amount of January mornings removing snow or branches. So far, I’ve taken nine truck loads of pine branches to recycling. A … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland

It’s snowing today, but it’s winter in New Hampshire. We have a good three (no, actually six once I got out there) inches on the ground with about the same due to arrive again this afternoon. I see two rounds … Continue reading

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North or South

2023 will find us in the North. We have things to attend to here, and it just works out better to stay local. Once we made this decision, we bought a new snow blower to make moving snow easier. We … Continue reading

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Utilities

On Friday, we woke up to flashing blue lights, no power, and downed trees. I’m thinking my Craftsman battery saws aren’t going to be able to tackle this clean up. On the plus side, it didn’t hit anything. On the … Continue reading

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Geezers

A while back, I was scrolling Netflix and wondered if there were any Jesse Stone movies I hadn’t seen so I googled. I was a little surprised but had myself a good hearty laugh when I read: “CBS canceled the … Continue reading

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Under the weather

I started not feeling well last week and after questions, exam, and tests, the medical diagnosis wasn’t exactly what I had expected – Flu Type A. I’d had the requisite fall flu shot, but apparently it doesn’t cover this strain. … Continue reading

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