Category Archives: dahlias

Disappointed

The order from Swan Island Dahlias arrived, filling me with heady anticipation.   I’ve been thinking about them for months.  I could already see those gorgeous photos from their glossy catalog transferred into my gardens; bouquets of beautiful blooms were … Continue reading

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9th Seeding…No Fooling!

April Fools Day! Nothing foolish going on here at the potager however, just waiting for the weather to warm.  At least there is bright sunshine and temperatures above freezing so the snow is beginning to slide off the Lady Cottage … Continue reading

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Dallying with Dahlias

Now that the plan for the vegetable portion of the potager is fairly well in hand, it’s time to focus again on the flowers.  A bit of thought was given to flowers way back in early October, when it was … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday-Oct. 6

  It’s definitely autumn, although the temperatures are still mild…85 degrees today, but only 57 yesterday.  The black walnuts and cottonwood leaves are falling, foliage is turning to fall’s palette, and colors are intensifying.  For the first Saturday of October’s … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Dahlias

You may be surprised to know that my last two posts (“Reclaiming A Garden Update” and “Now that Frost has come…”) were actually published while I was in Europe!  Isn’t technology amazing?  We made our annual journey to visit our … Continue reading

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