Tag Archives: Phlox

Flower Power

I can talk flowers this Monday, but not veggies. My veggies in raised beds are done for the year because they couldn’t make it through the every other day rainfall. I’m sure the local farmers markets will look forward to … Continue reading

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Sentence enhancers

or swear words? I think it all depends upon your week. 🙂 This past week, I used several colorful words to emphasize how life was going. I won’t bore you with all the details, but I definitely said a couple … Continue reading

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Cherished Phlox

This vase is a treasured possession because it is from my grandparents’ 50th wedding anniversary in 1967. But, my cherished item is the plant itself – the simple perennial phlox. This old-fashioned plant that most gardeners today wouldn’t even think of having in their garden … Continue reading

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Fruits of your labor

This time of year in New England is interesting. We savor every warm moment, don’t look forward to the mountains of leaves or the snow to follow, and enjoy every item picked in the garden before the first frost. Some days we harvest an … Continue reading

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September garden color

I get a chill just writing September. Where did the summer go? I wanted it to last longer after that wicked winter. Oh well, I guess I need some cheese with my whine.  🙂 The flower gardens are still lush … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Pink

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Wordless Wednesday – Phlox

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Where have they gone?

I thought I’d planned well. For many years, I have had a lot of the suggested perennials for a successful butterfly garden, and we do not spray anywhere on the property. Purple Coneflowers, Yellow Coreopsis, Orange Blanket Flowers, Phlox in … Continue reading

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How the garden goes and grows

This has been a challenging gardening season from the very start with extreme temperatures and rain fall all over the charts. Evening temperatures are supposed to get down in the 40’s several nights this week. How do you think the … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

The temperatures here in New England are still more early April than May, we’ve had no rain, but the sun is shining and the plants are growing. Plants here on the farm are basically divided into two categories – veggies … Continue reading

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