Tag Archives: Blackberries

Berries

I’ve been growing berries for about ten years now. I’m not an expert, but maybe could be called experienced. We inherited two high bush blueberry bushes that were very large and highly productive for about five years. Then they stopped … 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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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 take aways for me were a couple of simple ones. When you pot … Continue reading

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In the garden

It is bursting at the borders. The day lilies are still blooming, the brown-eyed susans and coneflowers are coming into their own, and the mop head hydrangea are beautiful. We have had enough rain to keep the perennials blossoming and spreading so … Continue reading

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Fruit and Vegetable Season

It’s berry season here in New England. My pulse is quickening just writing about it.  🙂 We grow raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, Concord grapes, and strawberries and cherries if we get lucky.  The blueberries  and the raspberries are starting to turn. … Continue reading

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End of May garden

Some weeks are all about enjoying the beautiful flowers and fruits of the garden and some weeks are all about working in order to enjoy them. 🙂   This past week was all about the non-glamorous side of gardening which … Continue reading

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When good friends mean good eating

Prior to our cross-country move ten plus years ago, we had great friends that we were closer to than some of our family. For years, we watched our kids grow up, attended business functions together, saw grandkids arrive, helped each … Continue reading

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