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In between the raindrops

  the Front Island has been mulched!  It only needed minor weeding, but I gave the edge a scissor clip as I mulched and deadheaded the marigolds and violas.  The first “Snow Lady” shastas are beginning to open, as well … Continue reading

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Catch-up

Finally!  The first load of mulch has been spread on the potager’s interior borders!  I have a new set of sore muscles, but it is worth every ache.  The first load went on fairly quickly, because I’d just weeded the … Continue reading

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May in Review

  The photo for May shows that the beds are filling, but also reflects the excessive amount of rain we’ve experienced through the yellowing of many of the plants.  Some of the garlics are beginning to suffer, especially those in … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: June 1

   It’s June!  Hopefully it will be better than May, who’s daily rains have turned the potager’s paths into potager ponds complete with algae!  It’s a good thing I bought those new boots because they are getting a workout, sloshing … Continue reading

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The thunder rolls…still

  It’s raining so hard that it appears as a mist between the house and the potager.  Look out down South…the flood waters are a’comin!  After the forceful winds subsided and rains galore yesterday morn took a short break mid-afternoon, … Continue reading

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It’s raining, it’s pouring

It’s been raining buckets, and the forecast is for thunderstorms for the next 10 days, followed by JUST showers!  Sigh!  My heart is going out to all the farmers and those who depend on agriculture for income, because there has … Continue reading

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Heavenly Sunshine!

“Heavenly sunshine! Heavenly sunshine!  Flooding my soul with glory divine!”  After four days of rain a big dose of heavenly sunshine was just what was needed!  I spent most of the day in the potager doing bits of this and … Continue reading

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