Category Archives: Gardening

Life

Life gets complicated sometimes doesn’t it? If you add in the normal ups and downs plus Covid, we’re left with something quite challenging. We’ve had two losses recently. A brother-in-law passed away after a wonderful, long life, and a friend … Continue reading

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It’s Soggy

It’s daylily season in my part of the world, and I must admit it brings a lot of smiles as I work in the garden beds. I’ve never counted how many I have or the varieties, but I’m guessing it … Continue reading

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Steamy

Happy Monday! Hope your weather is a little more normal as we close out the month of June. We’re under our second heat advisory for the month. 96°F with real feel of 103°F today. 🥵 Last week, Master Gardeners had … Continue reading

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Gardening Season

We’ve had really good gardening weather along with a couple of beneficial rains. The flowers are looking good, and we’ve been eating fresh peas and enjoyed our first cucumber. I also have a new gardening tool – Hoselink, a retractable … Continue reading

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In my garden

on a Wordless Wednesday. 😎 Happy June gardening.

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May

This month gets my gardening engine revving up. The weather is warm enough to be outside, it rains frequently and keeps the plants watered, and everything is green and colorful. I picked the last of the daffodills yesterday and have … Continue reading

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Gardening

It’s gardening season, that’s for sure. Last Saturday, I worked at a Master Gardener project with my friend, Sue, where we were trying to bring back four small kitchen gardens at the Colonel Paul Wentworth House. The previous Wednesday morning … Continue reading

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Nor’easter

A Nor’easter blew in, and it brought me a shed. 🙂 We have been talking about getting a small garden shed for a couple of years, and found this 8′ x 8′ one made by a young man in Casco, … Continue reading

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Sowing

Sowing seeds, buying plants, or both?  Both. 🙂 I’ve used a big five-shelf unit with lights that is perfect, but as I ‘mature’ dragging all of that down from the attic is a real challenge. So, the last few years, … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes

New England stone walls are especially handsome this time of year, and when I drove to the top of our downtown parking garage to catch some color I did chuckle that I also captured three white churches. One thing for … Continue reading

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