Category Archives: New England

Flowers everywhere

Happy Monday! The sun is shining, the humidity is moderate, and the flowers are blooming. I’ve weeded, moved a dozen plants or so, trimmed some lilacs and boxwoods, and I didn’t have to water because it rained yesterday. The Azaleas … Continue reading

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Gardening Hack

The life of a gardener is not all pretty flowers and vegetable plants overflowing with produce. There are the plants themselves, soil, bugs, critters, weather – you get the idea. There are challenges. I mentioned previously that our MG group … Continue reading

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Dirty fingernails

and a big smile on my face. 😎 We’ve had several nice days which allowed me to work in my own gardens as well as on two MG projects. The MGs installed a native plant butterfly garden which was registered … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Yesterday, I went north with a friend to Warner, NH. We were picking up native plants for a Master Gardener project. Warner is a small town with a population around 3,000 and a charming one-block downtown area. We traveled back roads … Continue reading

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I believe

There will no spring 2019. Truly. Snow flurries up north tonight and mid 30’s here tomorrow night. Heck, we’re still having to turn the heat on periodically. There are no containers and hanging baskets full of annuals providing pops of … Continue reading

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The sun will come up eventually

The sun is shining. Start the band because this is worth celebrating. Plus, we have two days forecasted for this week without rain. Plants are still stunted from the rain, but they are showing signs of growth. My Christmas Fern is … Continue reading

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Rain+cold=More Rain and Snow

We’re averaging one day a week without rain. It’s so cold and rainy my perennials are barely breaking through, and the daffodils are still about 4″ tall. The only blooms I have are these lovely bloodroot – small, short lived, … Continue reading

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