Category Archives: Gardening

Fall Checklist

I am almost done, almost. A few more hours of cutting back, and gardening season is over. Well, except for all those bulbs that need to be planted and a ‘few’ weeds that need to be dug up. 🙂 Most … Continue reading

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The Big Return

In New England, what goes out in the spring must be returned in the fall. At least that is the routine if you want to enjoy those blooms again and use those items the following year and not have to … Continue reading

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Dinosaur

“…a person…that is outdated or has become obsolete because of failure to adapt to changing circumstances.” I really don’t like the idea of being obsolete so I do a lot of googling to try and understand new thinking including a … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Wet and Humid

I’m not a fan of humidity. When we left the Midwest, I thought I’d said goodbye to it, but global warming had other thoughts. So, here I am gardening in NH, and the humidity has been up in the 80-95% … Continue reading

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And so it goes

Here we are halfway through August heading into fall. Yes, the leaves of some trees are starting to turn. At home, we worked through several days of sweltering heat and humidity. It was wicked hot and swampy humid. The temps … Continue reading

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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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