Tag Archives: Cottage gardens

Where have they gone?

I thought I’d planned well. For many years, I have had a lot of the suggested perennials for a successful butterfly garden, and we do not spray anywhere on the property. Purple Coneflowers, Yellow Coreopsis, Orange Blanket Flowers, Phlox in … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 08/07/13

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How the garden goes and grows

This has been a challenging gardening season from the very start with extreme temperatures and rain fall all over the charts. Evening temperatures are supposed to get down in the 40’s several nights this week. How do you think the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 07/31/13

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Wordless Wednesday – Hydrangeas

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Daylilies

I’m guessing I just hit one of two buttons with you because it seems like gardeners either love daylilies or can happily live without them. Since we have cottage gardens here on the farm, I enjoy the riotous color everywhere. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 05/22/13

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Gardening or blogging

It is that time of year when I have to choose – sit inside and blog about gardening or go outside and actually garden. Real gardening wins every time. We have a small family farm, and we all have our … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

The temperatures here in New England are still more early April than May, we’ve had no rain, but the sun is shining and the plants are growing. Plants here on the farm are basically divided into two categories – veggies … Continue reading

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Yankee gardening

I’m a Yankee by birth and a Yankee at heart – I was born in New England, and I repurpose, recycle and reuse in preference to buying new. So, this spring I decided to see if I could keep my … Continue reading

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