Tag Archives: Hosta

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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Guess who’s coming to dinner

I heard through the deer vine, the woman who lives here has three Hosta beds just ripe for the snacking. They are in different parts of the property so she couldn’t possibly see all three from her windows? Right? It’s … 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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Wordless Rainy Wednesday

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End of May

Is it as busy at your house as it is here? The gardens are doing well with some of the early bloomers starting to wind down like the Bleeding Hearts but the Jack in the Pulpit, Geranium Sanguine, and Iris … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant

On this cold, gray and gloomy winter’s day, it is with a happy heart that I send you this collage of vibrant flower photos from last summer’s garden. Happy Friday and have a colorful weekend. 🙂 Linked to the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: … Continue reading

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Fairy House

There once was a strong oak tree that sheltered the animals and created a shade garden. It became weak and started dropping large branches over the power lines. It had to come down. Then there was a stump. The end. Hardly, … Continue reading

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