Tag Archives: Gardening

It’s coming

Or so they say. Ten more days. Spring. Our clocks advanceĀ forward this weekend. There is only one problem – someone forgot to tell Mother Nature. šŸ™‚ Yesterday, we had high winds and 5,000 of us lost power. Today we are … Continue reading

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Meet Pearl

When we first saw “A Man Named Pearl” on HGTV a couple of years ago, we knew if we got anywhere near Bishopville, SC, we had to visit. Pearl Fryar is 77 years old, and has been creating topiaries since … Continue reading

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Mid November

It’s Monday, and we’ve hit the middle of November. How did that happen? It seemed like fall just got here, and now we are 41 days from Christmas morn. There’s not a lot of gardening going on here. The deadheading … Continue reading

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How was your weekend?

We had a nice quiet weekend staying off the interstates and away from the 600,000+ visitors. There were blue skies, lunch at the water on Saturday, and some good craft beer and home-made ice cream on Sunday. We still have … Continue reading

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Indoor Outdoor

This has been an interesting summer with the extreme heat, high humidity and never-ending drought. It has meant that gardening chores have to be done in the early morning hours and after about three hours I amĀ drained, need a shower, … 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 interestingĀ take aways for me wereĀ a couple of simple ones. When you pot … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 08/17/16

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