Category Archives: Gardening

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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September gardening

I gardened last week until I had to take the weekend off and rest a little so I could anticipate another week of fall chores. 🙂 Last Wednesday, thirteen Master Gardeners gathered to divide, label and pot up almost 400 … Continue reading

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Mid August Gardening

Second eye surgery – ✓. All I’m waiting for now is time to see how it all works out and what type of glasses I may need.  (pun intended) Last week, we received a gift of blackberries from our friends … Continue reading

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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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