Category Archives: Gardening

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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Having a heat wave

High temps, humidity and no rain since, well, I can’t remember. It’s hot and dry here with watering restrictions starting to pop up in various areas. The Asiatic Lilies are starting to bloom. Pretty aren’t they? Gardening in this heat … Continue reading

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Enjoying June

The weather has been great for gardening or just enjoying nature. It’s going to start heating up towards the end of the week so I’m off this morning for another load of wood chips to help retain moisture around the … Continue reading

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Flower Power

Ever heard the saying, vegetables feed the body and flowers feed the soul? Everywhere I look something is blooming, and I’m smiling. We’ve had summer-like weather and just a few sprinkles although we could use some measurable rain. It’s dry. … Continue reading

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Welcome June

Sunshine and good weather have arrived along with two more weeks of stay at home here in NH. After 78 days, staying at home is starting to feel kind of routine. It’s not normal because nothing is normal, but it … Continue reading

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Safe Shopping

Remember the days when you saw ‘safe’ used as an adjective it was probably describing ‘sex’? Now, we’re using it to explain shopping experiences. 🙂 Lowes opened at 8 a.m. yesterday, and we were there at 9:15 a.m. for a … Continue reading

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The S word

It was cold and windy all weekend, but then it snowed. Snow on May 9. We were lucky that it came down for a couple of hours, but it didn’t stick. My friend to the north in ME watched 10+” … Continue reading

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Chilly

It’s only 38°F here this morning with rain falling, but I’ll focus on the bright side which is that I don’t need any tools to remove the rain like some of my neighbors to the north. 🙂 Trying to find … Continue reading

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Gardening Talk

Five hundred and twenty miles, two nights motel stay, an afternoon snowstorm, and I got to spend Saturday with 545 other Master Gardeners and gardening enthusiasts. Yes, you read that right – it snowed all Saturday afternoon and evening in … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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