Tag Archives: Master Gardener

Thursday Gardening

No doors today. Gardening has taken over my life right now. The Master Gardener annual plant sale is scheduled for Sunday, May 21, and as a long time committee member it gets pretty busy the month before. This morning I’m … Continue reading

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Calm after the storm

I really don’t like uninvited guests. They drop in at the most inconvenient time, stay for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Roll out mid evening and just leave one incredible mess to clean up. Stella. Who invited her to spend Tuesday … Continue reading

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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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Gardening

I’ve been gardening or more specifically, weeding, in between rain showers. I have weeds that appear to be on steroids. I don’t think the art of weeding is passed in the genes because I’m not seeing anyone lining up to … Continue reading

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April

April arrived on the calendar. So did 20 degree temperatures and two snowstorms. I’m regretting taking those 25 bags of leaves off the perennial beds because they probably could have used the blanket of warmth this week. No photo of … Continue reading

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My world

It was a beautiful fall day here in New Hampshire. Temps in the state have dropped into the 20’s at night and 50-60’s during the day, the Jerusalem artichokes are blooming, and the leaves are still turning and falling. A … Continue reading

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October

I thought I had just accepted it was September and what happens, I blink and it’s almost October.  So, what now? Well, the garage has been cleaned so we can start stacking wood pellets. The attic has been cleaned and eight … Continue reading

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Master Gardener Monday

A while ago, fellow blogger Jan at Quiltify, asked if I’d explain the Master Gardener program. Here in New Hampshire it is under the umbrella of the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension. They offer two classes each year with interviews … Continue reading

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Spring

Hooray – we survived winter! With blizzards and Nor’easters coming one right after another, we moved over 92″ of snow. That’s a lot of snow, friends. While there is still snow on the ground, it is mostly on the edges … Continue reading

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Downeaster

Here on the New Hampshire seacoast, we are lucky to have train service. Our train station is not only architecturally pleasing to the eye, but the front south-facing window of the station is full of gorgeous plants, and there is a … Continue reading

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