Tag Archives: Gardening

Openhouse

The first of December means the UNH Poinsettia Open House. Two greenhouses full of beautiful poinsettias with all proceeds going to benefit the Thompson School Greenhouse Facility and Horticulture Program. My gardening pulse quickened just breathing in the warm air … Continue reading

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Best of the season

One of the benefits of being part of the blogging community is that we are afforded a wonderful learning opportunity. I would never be able to document the number of things I’ve learned over the years, but I thank you … Continue reading

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Busy October

I’ve been digging, deadheading, mowing, and raking. I’m moving my to-do list along. Are you raking leaves yet? If you live in New England and have maple trees, Ship Foliage in Massachusetts is willing to pay $1 for each perfect red, yellow, and orange … Continue reading

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Autumn

Yes, they keep talking about autumn, but when the temperatures are in the mid 80’s and the humidity is 80%+ I’m not so sure. We live in what they loosely refer to as the seacoast although I guarantee you there … Continue reading

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Yellow jackets

We’re expecting some rain this week so I thought I’d head out early yesterday morning and get a bucket of coneflowers back in the ground. But, I had a little more excitement than I wanted when I sunk the shovel … Continue reading

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September gardening

I gardened last week until I had to take the weekend off and rest a little so I could anticipate another week of fall chores. 🙂 Last Wednesday, thirteen Master Gardeners gathered to divide, label and pot up almost 400 … Continue reading

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End of Summer

As we head into Labor Day weekend even I have to admit summer is over. The night-time temperatures have dropped into the 40’s. Can you hear that noise? It’s me whining. 🙂 The gardens are still looking good, and I’m … Continue reading

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