Tag Archives: Spring

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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Sowing

Sowing seeds, buying plants, or both?  Both. 🙂 I’ve used a big five-shelf unit with lights that is perfect, but as I ‘mature’ dragging all of that down from the attic is a real challenge. So, the last few years, … Continue reading

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The S word

It was cold and windy all weekend, but then it snowed. Snow on May 9. We were lucky that it came down for a couple of hours, but it didn’t stick. My friend to the north in ME watched 10+” … Continue reading

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Hello May

I can’t decide, do I lead with the ‘elephant in the room’ or close with it. Oh heck, let’s get it out of the way. New Hampshire is in what is called ‘stay at home 2.0’ which is in effect … Continue reading

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Day 36

Happy Monday! I hope the sun is shining where you are because I’m relishing the fact that we are having a beautiful day which means I’ll be outside for a couple of hours which is good for my body and … Continue reading

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