Category Archives: seasonal decor

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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Seeing Red

Red is not my favorite color.  In fact, I generally avoid it in my gardens, decor, and wardrobe.  However, during the holiday season it is expected, and I must admit that with the freeze that turns our surroundings brown, red … Continue reading

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Autumn decor

Frost has come; the leaves are turning.  It’s time to begin the seasonal clean-up in the gardens.  Happily, removing frosted annuals produces space for fall decor.  I’ve been tucking mums, some in pots and some in the ground, and pumpkins … Continue reading

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