Tag Archives: Perennials

August

I’ve been busy gardening through the 100°F days right up to our current absolutely wonderful range of low 80’s with a nighttime drop to mid 50’s. It reminds us of what New England temperatures use to be and why people … Continue reading

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Solace in the garden

”When the world wearies and society does not satisfy…. there is always the garden.” by Minnie Aumonier* During these past couple of years, I’ve found a lot of solace in my garden. We have been seeing some wicked hot temps, high … Continue reading

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Daylily season

The daylilies are blooming, and I always enjoy them. The blooms last for one day, which in this hectic world we live in, reminds me to stop and enjoy them because their beauty is fleeting. These are the ones blooming … Continue reading

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June

The weather took a hard left turn last week. We had mornings in the 40’s and mid-day temps of low 60’s. That’s rather cold for June, but the plants don’t seem to mind. Trees and shrubs are growing, berries are … Continue reading

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Flower Power

Gardeners who plan well have flowers blooming throughout the spring and summer. I’m still working on that. My biggest problem is I love spring flowers. Besides gardening and reading, we’ve been doing a few jobs around the house. Remember that … Continue reading

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Flowers

Even though our weather has been jumping from 50 to 90 degrees depending upon the day, the flowers are starting to bloom. It’s also the season to plant containers, and if you’ve bought annuals this year you know the prices … Continue reading

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Fall Checklist

I am almost done, almost. A few more hours of cutting back, and gardening season is over. Well, except for all those bulbs that need to be planted and a ‘few’ weeds that need to be dug up. 🙂 Most … Continue reading

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Coffee & Color

I like good coffee. I mean I really like good coffee. ☕️ We enjoy Peet’s at home, and our coffee machine can grind beans, and it makes good coffee. Sometimes we’re out and about and want to grab a quick … Continue reading

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Life

Life gets complicated sometimes doesn’t it? If you add in the normal ups and downs plus Covid, we’re left with something quite challenging. We’ve had two losses recently. A brother-in-law passed away after a wonderful, long life, and a friend … Continue reading

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It’s Soggy

It’s daylily season in my part of the world, and I must admit it brings a lot of smiles as I work in the garden beds. I’ve never counted how many I have or the varieties, but I’m guessing it … Continue reading

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