Tag Archives: Spring

April showers

bring May flowers. Over the weekend, we received 4″ of rain, and we have more in our forecast every day this week. I can almost watch the perennials grow with this much moisture. I’ve been working in between storms because … Continue reading

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Today

Today is the 127th running of the Boston Marathon and 10 years since the bombing. In New England, this is a big deal. We’ve had a family member who has run several times, and we’ve spent some time enjoying the … Continue reading

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Hello Spring!

Last week we had a drop of 10″ of heavy, wet sludge we now call snow as weather changes continue to occur. I was grateful to have a grandson who cleared that for me because I was a little down … Continue reading

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March

March came in like a lion with three snowfalls in a week. We moved 16″ along with a lot of ice chipping to be able to do that. The sun is shining today, and there’s no snow in the forecast … Continue reading

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Flower Power

Gardeners who plan well have flowers blooming throughout the spring and summer. I’m still working on that. My biggest problem is I love spring flowers. Besides gardening and reading, we’ve been doing a few jobs around the house. Remember that … Continue reading

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Flowers

Even though our weather has been jumping from 50 to 90 degrees depending upon the day, the flowers are starting to bloom. It’s also the season to plant containers, and if you’ve bought annuals this year you know the prices … Continue reading

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Bees

Respectful, fascinated, or afraid? Those three words probably cover most of us when the subject of bees is brought up. Many are able to live and let live while some are extremely allergic and an interaction requires medical attention quickly. … Continue reading

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Gardening

It’s gardening season, that’s for sure. Last Saturday, I worked at a Master Gardener project with my friend, Sue, where we were trying to bring back four small kitchen gardens at the Colonel Paul Wentworth House. The previous Wednesday morning … Continue reading

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Nor’easter

A Nor’easter blew in, and it brought me a shed. 🙂 We have been talking about getting a small garden shed for a couple of years, and found this 8′ x 8′ one made by a young man in Casco, … Continue reading

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Grandparenting

This Monday morning the wind chill is well below zero after a couple of almost 60° days last week. The majority of the snow has melted, sap is running across the area, and my seedlings are doing well. All good … Continue reading

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