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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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Dinosaur

“…a person…that is outdated or has become obsolete because of failure to adapt to changing circumstances.” I really don’t like the idea of being obsolete so I do a lot of googling to try and understand new thinking including a … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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And so it goes

Here we are halfway through August heading into fall. Yes, the leaves of some trees are starting to turn. At home, we worked through several days of sweltering heat and humidity. It was wicked hot and swampy humid. The temps … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Last Friday, a friend and I visited Coppal House Farm’s Sunflower Festival about 11 miles away. It was a very warm morning when we parked our cars in the lot, but there was already quite a crowd of various ages … Continue reading

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Blinking cursor

If you blog, the blinking cursor is a reminder that trying to come up with something to write about during this pandemic is a real challenge. It’s a taunt. Hey, lady, can you come up with some words so I … Continue reading

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That season after summer

Fall is here. Even I have to acknowledge it after a couple of frosts. Last Tuesday, we did the update at the nursing home garden by clearing the beds and planting 70 perennials that came from my garden and another … Continue reading

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Busy as a bee

Well, not quite that busy, but I am fairly busy. 🙂 Last week, I had a MG meeting and a dinner with MGs from a couple of NY counties who were visiting NH. We had some great conversations, and I … Continue reading

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Flowers everywhere

Happy Monday! The sun is shining, the humidity is moderate, and the flowers are blooming. I’ve weeded, moved a dozen plants or so, trimmed some lilacs and boxwoods, and I didn’t have to water because it rained yesterday. The Azaleas … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I love wrought iron, and here are two lovely gates from Brookgreen Gardens. Were they forged by a blacksmith in Charleston? I don’t know, but I’m thinking they might have been based on the history and attention to detail at … Continue reading

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