Tag Archives: Perennials

Lessons learned

If you’re not a gardener, this post will most likely bore you to tears so you have my blessing to skip it and move on. 🙂 Garden bloggers post about nice things, pretty things. But, there is the other side … Continue reading

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July

Hot, hot, hot – it was hot this weekend. There were no outside activities except for watering and picking raspberries. There was a lot of keeping the shades drawn and finding inside projects to keep busy. Thursday night I did … Continue reading

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Dirty fingernails

and a big smile on my face. 😎 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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Gardening in the heat

We have just closed out a week of high temps and humidity resulting in ‘feels’ like >100 degrees Fahrenheit. The amount of gardening done here was minimal, which translated means the only time I ventured outside was to water or … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung

I know I complained about spring taking its own sweet time about getting here, but she has surely arrived. I can tell by the blisters on my hand, the soreness in my back, a never-ending list of outside chores, 52 … Continue reading

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Dirty nails

I have dirty nails which means it’s definitely gardening season here in New England. 🙂 The Bleeding Hearts are starting to bloom, the other perennials are popping up, and three blisters later, I had raked 23 bags and two pickup … Continue reading

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Snow or Floral Friday

The Nor’easter that plowed through New England yesterday sure packed a wallop. It dropped 18″ at our house. Then the John Deere had a flat tire, and the state plow took out the mailbox. Good thing our daughter is creative … Continue reading

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