Category Archives: Gardening

Garden Tours

For a gardener, a garden tour is a wonderful opportunity to take a look at another gardener’s vision. Last week, I got lucky and did it several times. On Tuesday, along with some other friends, we visited a Master Gardener … Continue reading

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June

The weather took a hard left turn last week. We had mornings in the 40’s and mid-day temps of low 60’s. That’s rather cold for June, but the plants don’t seem to mind. Trees and shrubs are growing, berries are … Continue reading

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Flower Power

Gardeners who plan well have flowers blooming throughout the spring and summer. I’m still working on that. My biggest problem is I love spring flowers. Besides gardening and reading, we’ve been doing a few jobs around the house. Remember that … Continue reading

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Flowers

Even though our weather has been jumping from 50 to 90 degrees depending upon the day, the flowers are starting to bloom. It’s also the season to plant containers, and if you’ve bought annuals this year you know the prices … Continue reading

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Lesson from the toilet

Yes, I know, that title can be a put off, but this self-deprecating story is about a toilet experience that I want all of you to avoid. As many of you may know, as one ages one becomes more familiar … Continue reading

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Outdoors

Happy Monday after Mother’s Day! I hope everyone who comforts and loves others had a wonderful day. I spent part of my day with Mother Nature which always puts a smile on my face. There was also a decadent but … Continue reading

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Spring

How’s the weather in New England? John Hric, our fellow blogger said it best. “It is a rollercoaster ride. Please remain seated until the ride comes to a full and complete stop. Keep your seat belt fastened and your crash … Continue reading

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Bees

Respectful, fascinated, or afraid? Those three words probably cover most of us when the subject of bees is brought up. Many are able to live and let live while some are extremely allergic and an interaction requires medical attention quickly. … Continue reading

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Butterfly bush

Attracting butterflies and other pollinators is a hot gardening topic right now and has been for a while. There are a lot of plants that attract them. You can find lists of plants coming from various points of view on … Continue reading

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Seeds

Those who count gardening as a hobby or a passion are itching to get going. Up here in the Northeast unless you have a greenhouse, there is still some wait time before you can start digging in the soil outdoors. … Continue reading

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