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Play Dirt

I hope my friend, Sue, doesn’t mind me borrowing her great-grandson’s favorite request of her to ‘play dirt.’ Trucks, pails, shovels, and laughter follow that request. 🙂 I can’t play dirt here in SC nor could I if I was … Continue reading

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Seeds and Snow

February is the time of year when gardeners everywhere are scouring seed catalogs and getting ready to start the process of planting those individual seeds into cells tucked under lights and kept warm and watered until they are ready for the garden. This winter … Continue reading

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Gardening mid May

I’ve been gardening almost every day for a couple of weeks now. Life is good. 🙂 There has been a lot more pruning than usual because of the harsh winter. I lost some perennials, the deer ate the tops of several … Continue reading

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Easter and Gardening

Here’s hoping you had a nice Easter weekend with plenty of good food including a few exceptional sweets. We have a small family, but my daughter and son-in-law are both terrific cooks, so the food is always delicious from entrĂ©e … Continue reading

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Spring in New England

It always amazes me when the calendar says it is spring, and the reality is it is still winter. I heard laughter this morning, looked outside and there was my granddaughter sledding on our family made hill. She was getting … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomatoes

We have tomatoes! And, if you could see us all, you’d see smiling faces. We love tomatoes. When the counters are covered with them, we’re ecstatic. This year, we built 23 new raised beds – some single and some double … Continue reading

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Flower Seedlings

Suffice it to say I am great with vegetable seedlings but normally am not all that successful with flower seedlings. Ironic, since I’m the main gardener of flowers in the family. But, with the additional light this year, it has … Continue reading

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