Category Archives: Gardening

Openhouse

The first of December means the UNH Poinsettia Open House. Two greenhouses full of beautiful poinsettias with all proceeds going to benefit the Thompson School Greenhouse Facility and Horticulture Program. My gardening pulse quickened just breathing in the warm air … Continue reading

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Best of the season

One of the benefits of being part of the blogging community is that we are afforded a wonderful learning opportunity. I would never be able to document the number of things I’ve learned over the years, but I thank you … Continue reading

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Busy October

I’ve been digging, deadheading, mowing, and raking. I’m moving my to-do list along. Are you raking leaves yet? If you live in New England and have maple trees, Ship Foliage in Massachusetts is willing to pay $1 for each perfect red, yellow, and orange … Continue reading

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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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