Category Archives: Gardening

To Rule A Garden…Or More

Originally posted on Gardens For Goldens:
“Anybody who wants to rule the world should try to rule a garden first.” ~ Author Unknown I found this unattributed quote and it struck me as true. Nothing humbles like a garden –…

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Sentence enhancers

or swear words? I think it all depends upon your week. 🙂 This past week, I used several colorful words to emphasize how life was going. I won’t bore you with all the details, but I definitely said a couple … Continue reading

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Life

I’ve been off my game this week because life got in my way. I hate it when that happens. It has been a week of medical visits and complications from an eye surgery that didn’t go wrong but didn’t go … Continue reading

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Berries and more Berries

It’s July, hot, humid, and it’s raspberry season here in New England. We’ve grown raspberries since we moved here in 2006, and we are experiencing a bumper crop this year. We are picking two to three pints a day. We’ve … Continue reading

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Collage – WPC

This week’s photo challenge, collage, made me think of the flowers that are blooming right now in my garden. There are gardeners who aren’t crazy about daylilies because, well, they only bloom for one day. But for that one day, … Continue reading

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How goes it?

July has arrived in New England with some really nice summer temperatures. The tomato plants are huge, there are several small tomatoes set on, the spring lettuce is almost done, the raspberries are just starting, and the lavender and hosta … Continue reading

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Floral Monday

Tis the season of the Iris, and I love every minute of it. It doesn’t last long so I make sure I go out to check on them every day because I don’t want to miss one beautiful bloom. Are … Continue reading

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