Category Archives: Six on Saturday

Six on Saturday: April 21

  A welcome day of warmth yesterday resulted in lots of changes and some accomplishments.  The major goal was getting the 370 violas planted along the edges of the potager’s central paths.  It may not look impressive to you, but … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday-April 7

It’s April?    Are we sure?  These crocus seem doubtful.  Yes, it snowed again last night.  And the miniature daffodils   in the fairy garden seem to be perplexed as well.  Maybe it’s partially because the fairy houses that make … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: March 31

Real Spring, gardening-type Spring continues to hover in the distance, lingering down South perhaps.  There are hints here and there: swelling buds, the return of the robins, emerging bulb foliage.  Rain has been almost continuous, but at least it’s not … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday-March 24

Saturday again?!?  And snow again!  Although we are once again snow-covered, my thoughts are still centered upon the garden and preparations are well-underway, although in somewhat of a holding pattern until Mother Nature wins over Old Man Winter.  First on … 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: Mar 3 ’18

March has begun very quietly here, unlike the snowstorms on the East Coast and Europe.  Basically, we are just marking time until the temperatures warm and the soil dries enough to return to the gardens.  Each time it gets close, … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Feb 24 ’18

The final Saturday of February, and as predicted this month just flew by in a blink.  I’d thought I’d finally have photos of bud tips and crocus blooms for this post, but alas, it is not to be.  We’ve had … Continue reading

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