Tag Archives: Summer

Berries and more Berries

It’s July, hot, humid, and it’s raspberry season here in New England. We’ve grown raspberries since we moved here in 2006, and we are experiencing a bumper crop this year. We are picking two to three pints a day. We’ve … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

How do I explain the sacrifices that the followers of the Door King, Norm, make to participate in Thursday Doors. We go to great lengths to get just the right door to share with you. Is this a great door … Continue reading

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In Flanders fields the poppies blow

Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and in the sky The larks still bravely singing fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead: Short days ago, We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, … Continue reading

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Plants

I’ve worked with a lot of plants this week. On Sunday, the sun shone bright and the temperature was in the 70’s. More importantly, we had our most successful Master Gardener plant sale ever. With a committee of 12 and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Look Up

Is there anything more fun than flying a kite on a beautiful summer day at the beach? It’s the simple things in life that sometimes make the best memories. Here’s hoping you have a memory making weekend.  😎 Look Up here … Continue reading

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August in New England

All the gardens are thriving. The cottage perennials, the hosta and other shade plants, and our veggies are all doing well. We still have a lot of flowers to cut and fresh vegetables for the table. Yesterday we took a … Continue reading

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The Granite State

The June weather in New Hampshire has been gorgeous, and we’ve been living outside enjoying as much of it as possible. Waterfalls, sand castles, historic stone walls, or beautiful rustic scenes – we’ve enjoyed them all. We camped for a … Continue reading

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