Category Archives: Gardening

Welcome Spring­čî║

Wink, wink, nod, nod. We’re still buried in snow. The temperatures are all over the range, but it is 27┬░F as I write this. I’m grateful though because it didn’t snow on Saturday, and I was able to attend the … Continue reading

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Meet Pearl

When we first saw “A Man Named Pearl” on HGTV a couple of years ago, we knew if we got anywhere near Bishopville, SC, we had to visit. Pearl Fryar is 77 years old, and has been creating topiaries since … Continue reading

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Tis the season

…The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there… Twenty days until little munchkins all over the world will be jumping from their beds to see if what they have been … Continue reading

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How was your weekend?

We had a nice quiet weekend staying off the interstates and away from the 600,000+ visitors. There were blue skies, lunch at the water on Saturday, and some good craft beer and home-made ice cream on Sunday. We still have … Continue reading

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Indoor Outdoor

This has been an interesting summer with the extreme heat, high humidity and never-ending drought. It has meant that gardening chores have to be done in the early morning hours and after about three hours I am┬ádrained, need a shower, … Continue reading

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My world

Last week I attended a MG plant propagation class at UNH. We covered the various ways to divide perennials, take cuttings, and how to overwinter plants. The most interesting┬átake aways for me were┬áa couple of simple ones. When you pot … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 08/17/16

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