Tag Archives: Raised beds

Can’t pick just one

I tried to pick one adjective to describe this Monday but couldn’t do it because it’s just plain over the top hot today for New Hampshire. It’s going to hit an actual 96°F with a real feel of 106°F. I’m … Continue reading

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Enjoying June

The weather has been great for gardening or just enjoying nature. It’s going to start heating up towards the end of the week so I’m off this morning for another load of wood chips to help retain moisture around the … Continue reading

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Welcome June

Sunshine and good weather have arrived along with two more weeks of stay at home here in NH. After 78 days, staying at home is starting to feel kind of routine. It’s not normal because nothing is normal, but it … Continue reading

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Beautiful weather

Looking for me? I’ve been outdoors most of the time. When you’re outdoors do you have to deal with ticks? NH is listed as the state with the highest record of Lyme disease due to the high tick population and … Continue reading

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Mid November

It’s Monday, and we’ve hit the middle of November. How did that happen? It seemed like fall just got here, and now we are 41 days from Christmas morn. There’s not a lot of gardening going on here. The deadheading … Continue reading

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Garden and Thread

This time of year certainly provides for some good eating. The tomatoes are aplenty and the fresh blueberries are delicious. Our blueberry bushes did not produce this year after a major move and trim, but we went to McKenzie’s Farm, and … Continue reading

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Perennially Yours

Here in New England, Perennially Yours is synonymous with Kerry Ann Mendez, speaker, author, gardening expert, designer and event organizer. I have heard Ms. Mendez speak several times and have always enjoyed the opportunity so I jumped at the chance to … Continue reading

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For the love of gardening

If you’re a gardener, this time of year tends to make your heart sing. Trees, shrubs and perennials are lush, green, and colorful. Although it is Monday, and a couple of good blogging friends, PMBGarden and  Eliza Waters, participate in In … Continue reading

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Hello September

I could try to deny it, but September has arrived in all its glory anyway. Some of the maple trees are starting to turn and leaves have started falling, a few here and a few there. Fall is definitely beautiful here in New … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday in the garden

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