Tag Archives: Lilacs

Bees

Respectful, fascinated, or afraid? Those three words probably cover most of us when the subject of bees is brought up. Many are able to live and let live while some are extremely allergic and an interaction requires medical attention quickly. … Continue reading

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Photography and Fabric

There are so many exceptional photographers in our blogging community, I’d have to insert a list block, and then I’d still probably forget one. The amazing photography that we are allowed to view is truly right up there on the … Continue reading

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Dirty fingernails

and a big smile on my face. šŸ˜Ž We’ve had several nice days which allowed me to work in my own gardens as well as on two MG projects. The MGs installed a native plant butterfly garden which was registered … Continue reading

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Slow Spring

Sooner or later the sun will come out and stay for a while, but it seems like every day there is maybe an hour when it is not gray, overcast, and in many cases sprinkling. It is warmer, so thatā€™s … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Future

Interesting photo challenge for someone in the third chapter of a three chapter book.šŸ˜€ But, there is not end to the list ofĀ things I’m looking forward to including a couple of trips, gardening season, moreĀ good eats and drinks, summer camping, … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday

Uninvited guests arrived for the holiday. ThereĀ were two of them, and they were looking for an endless buffet. I know they are handsome, butĀ the only thing they got served was another dose of Milorganite spread around on the grassĀ to deterĀ a … Continue reading

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April

April has arrived, andĀ the first day of spring wasĀ 17 days ago. We’ve definitely had some melt, but we’re still a long way from gardening season here in New Hampshire. The snow left on the ground can be counted in inches … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Lilacs

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What’s blooming in the garden?

After a long winter, it is nice to finally see green and color everywhere I look. Last week, we had an entire week of cold temps, gray skys, and rain on and off. We now have bright sunshine and our … Continue reading

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Gardening or blogging

It is that time of year when I have to choose – sit inside and blog about gardening or go outside and actually garden. Real gardening wins every time. We have a small family farm, and we all have our … Continue reading

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