Tag Archives: Perennials

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. ­čÖé 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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End of Summer

As we head into Labor Day weekend even I have to admit summer is over. The night-time temperatures have dropped into the 40’s. Can you hear that noise? It’s me whining. ­čÖé The gardens are still looking good, and I’m … Continue reading

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Floral Monday

Tis the season of the Iris, and I love every minute of it. It doesn’t last long so I make sure I go out to check on them every day because I don’t want to miss one beautiful bloom. Are … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 08/17/16

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Summertime

We’ve had high temperatures, high humidity, and a heat index around 100 for too many days.┬áIt’s hot. It’s dry. It is┬áreally dry as you can see from the┬álack of water flowing over the┬áCocheco Falls. Geez, there’s grass and weeds growing … Continue reading

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