Category Archives: Gardening

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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Maple Monday

The state tree for New Hampshire is the White Birch, and a beautiful tree it is. It shines during the winter when the deciduous trees have shed their leaves, and the beautiful white bark is left open to admire. The … Continue reading

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What’s up?

So, how’ve you been? Staying well and safe, but busy? Busy is good. Since this pandemic started, everything has changed, but repurpose, recycle, and reuse are still good things. We wanted to change our kitchen eating area from a round … Continue reading

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Can’t pick just one

I tried to pick one adjective to describe this Monday but couldn’t do it because it’s just plain over the top hot today for New Hampshire. It’s going to hit an actual 96°F with a real feel of 106°F. I’m … Continue reading

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Heat Advisory

It’s been hot for a couple of days with actual temps in the 90’s and real feel over 100. After doing my outside chores and picking raspberries first thing, I may be sticking inside with the A/C, but the flowers, … Continue reading

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Captivating

I wish. 🙂 I not only would like a snappy title but wish I could start this post with recounting some really exciting or at least fun event from last week – nope. Everything is open here and the tourists … Continue reading

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