Tag Archives: Fall

Lessons learned

The gardening chores are done, and the spring bulbs are planted. I bought a gardening auger from Aubuchon for under $20 that works with my battery drill to assist in bulb planting. I don’t know what took me so long … Continue reading

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Fall Checklist

I am almost done, almost. A few more hours of cutting back, and gardening season is over. Well, except for all those bulbs that need to be planted and a ‘few’ weeds that need to be dug up. 🙂 Most … Continue reading

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Coffee & Color

I like good coffee. I mean I really like good coffee. ☕️ We enjoy Peet’s at home, and our coffee machine can grind beans, and it makes good coffee. Sometimes we’re out and about and want to grab a quick … Continue reading

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The Big Return

In New England, what goes out in the spring must be returned in the fall. At least that is the routine if you want to enjoy those blooms again and use those items the following year and not have to … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes

New England stone walls are especially handsome this time of year, and when I drove to the top of our downtown parking garage to catch some color I did chuckle that I also captured three white churches. One thing for … Continue reading

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A walk in the woods

I’m struggling with not being outdoors. I know – get over it. It was 29°F this morning when I brewed coffee, and Killington Ski Resort in VT opened up this past weekend. 🙂 Our property borders a wooded area so … Continue reading

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Denim

As we head into November, I had an opportunity to spend Saturday at a gardening conference that included touring a nice pollinator garden and hearing about research based information on the benefits of native plants. We also saw some beautiful … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Is this my perfect door or what – a barn, two sliding doors, and two barn quilts. Life is good this Thursday because my friend, Sue, was vacationing in northern New York and grabbed this shot as she went down … Continue reading

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Transition

The fall colors are lovely no matter where you look. I’m guessing the 300,000 leaf peepers in the state are pretty happy with their three-day weekend. The fall chore list is done, tools cleaned, dahlia bulbs stored, and I’ve even … Continue reading

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Fall gardening

Gardening in September is considerably different than summer or spring. It’s house cleaning time – divide, move, rearrange, and clean. I can’t say it’s near as much fun, but I keep thinking about what I do this month I won’t … Continue reading

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