Tag Archives: Gardening

Bundle Up

Nightime temperatures in the low teens and snow are in the forecast for this coming week. Old Man Winter is knock, knock, knocking. The last two Knockout Roses (no pun intended) have been pruned and covered with leaves. They have … 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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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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That season after summer

Fall is here. Even I have to acknowledge it after a couple of frosts. Last Tuesday, we did the update at the nursing home garden by clearing the beds and planting 70 perennials that came from my garden and another … Continue reading

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Getting there

It’s been a couple of years since we traveled by air so it was interesting to see how things have changed when we flew to Seattle last week. The first leg of any air travel for us starts with getting … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Barn doors in Washington that led to Dahlias were like entering a candy store for me. My sister-in-law is a big Dahlia flower grower so one of our adventures was to visit her dahlia source, The Dahlia Barn. To say … Continue reading

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