Category Archives: seasonal decor

Owls this for an idea?

  Thinking ahead for the Thanksgiving table decor, I keep remembering this adorable edible owl that graced the buffet table at a 2012 Master Gardeners’ conference here in Indiana.  Some creative gardener was very inventive.  I finally found the photo … Continue reading

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October Monthly Review

October began with adding pumpkins and the wooden pumpkins along the potager fence, as you can see above.  Orange is my happy color, so adding more of it to all the gardens is always a fun task.    For the … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday-March 17

Freezing rain is making everything sparkle, and ensures that there won’t be any traditional planting of potatoes or peas on St. Patrick’s Day here in central Indiana.  I’m just hoping it won’t coat the satellite dish and prevent enjoyment of … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Dec 9

I’m feeling very grateful on this Saturday.  FINALLY, all 1,000 bulbs are in the ground, safely tucked away before our first snowfall arrived this morning.  Thankfully, my back has returned to normal, which also allowed me to drag out the … Continue reading

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Applaud the Frog

April is National Frog Month here in the U.S. and since I STILL can’t really get into the gardens as much as I want (rain, hail, thunderstorms, high winds, flooded beds, more rain, and now freezing temps in the forecast … Continue reading

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Tired of Waiting!

Tired of waiting, tired of waiting, so tired of waiting…for Spring!  It’s been two steps forward, one step back over and over again.  I clear and tidy, and then wish I hadn’t because the temperature plummets again.  Last year I’d … Continue reading

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Goodbye Snowmen!

The first crocuses are bravely putting on their show, so it’s time for the snowmen to go!  Since early November, three wooden snowmen with their jaunty red scarves have decorated the front garden (above) and the potager’s front borders. Through … Continue reading

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