Category Archives: Gardening

In the garden

I’m wiped out. Boo hoo, I know.Â ğŸ˜Ž The MG plant sale went off on Sunday even though we had several threats of heavy rain. A little over 1,000 individual plants were sold, and we deposited over $4,000 which will go … Continue reading

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Sunny Wednesday

The thermometer is going to hit 87 in my part of the world today. Let’s remember – a week ago, jackets, hats, and gloves were required. Dare I say that I think we have messed with the environment a little … Continue reading

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Play Dirt

I hope my friend, Sue, doesn’t mind me borrowing her great-grandson’s favorite request of her to ‘play dirt.’ Trucks, pails, shovels, and laughter follow that request. 🙂 I can’t play dirt here in SC nor could I if I was … Continue reading

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Openhouse

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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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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Busy October

I’ve been digging, deadheading, mowing, and raking. I’m moving my to-do list along. Are you raking leaves yet? If you live in New England and have maple trees, Ship Foliage in Massachusetts is willing to pay $1 for each perfect red, yellow, and orange … Continue reading

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Yellow jackets

We’re expecting some rain this week so I thought I’d head out early yesterday morning and get a bucket of coneflowers back in the ground. But, I had a little more excitement than I wanted when I sunk the shovel … Continue reading

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