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Let’s start to Catch Up…
It’s been a long time since our last chat. April 23rd to be exact. Spring flowers were bursting on the scene, daffodil harvest for the “Growing Kindness Project” bouquets was in full swing (and the project taking lots more time … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Growing Kindness Project, Indiana gardening, potager, spring planting 6 Comments
Six on Saturday: April 23
After a roller coaster week of weird weather that included a blanket of snow, thankfully currently the only (1) “Glory in the Snow” is the lovely little blue flower of that name. They also come in pink (yuk!) and white … Continue reading
Posted in Spring, spring bulbs, Uncategorized Tagged daffodils, Growing Kindness Project, Indiana gardening, muscari, Six on Saturday, spring bulbs, stock, tulips 10 Comments
“Growing Kindness” is underway!
The first five bouquets have been delivered this week for the “Growing Kindness Project.” Two went to ladies at nursing homes, one went to a couple in assisted living who just lost their beloved dog, one went to a shut-in … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cut flowers, cutting garden, flower farm, Growing Kindness Project, Indiana gardening 9 Comments
No words required…
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged April, Indiana gardening, Indiana weather 7 Comments
Interesting how the dozens and dozens of clumps of plants dug in only 30 minutes (see this post if you missed it!) took over 8 hours to replant! Also interesting if you know me well, that I didn’t take time … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged daffodils, garden repair, Indiana gardening, spring bulbs 10 Comments
30 minutes warning & The Big Dig
Several weeks ago, after the snow had melted I noticed a water leak at the well head. See the rust coated soil? There was a steady, but thankfully very light constant trickle but obviously it must be repaired. The company … Continue reading
Posted in Garden lessons, spring bulbs, Uncategorized Tagged garden redo, Indiana gardening, spring bulbs 21 Comments
I’m a bad plant mom!
These “Vintage” stock plants were seeded December 31st. They’ve required care and loving attention, space and lights since then. When they came into bloom February 22, some were planted in a decorative pot and allowed to settle in for a … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Critter damage, frost damage, gardening, Indiana gardening, Spring, when mistakes happen 11 Comments
Spring has arrived!
I posted this photo on Fb earlier this week, and many responses from “locals” was “It’s too early!” After all, it is just mid-March, but checking my bloom journal for the prior three years the spring blooms are actually right … Continue reading
Posted in Spring, spring bulbs, Uncategorized Tagged crocus, Indiana gardening, irises, Spring, spring bulbs 14 Comments
Six on Saturday: The planting has begun!
There really wasn’t a choice. The basement space is packed; the greenhouse is packed and yet there are hundreds of seedlings down there still needing their own personal pot! So, as soon as the weather cooperated in the least bit … Continue reading
I love my raised beds. As soon as the idea of a potager began to emerge, there was no question that raised beds would be a major factor. There had not been many raised beds in my prior gardens, but … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Indiana gardening, kitchen gardens, Plow and Hearth, Potager, raised beds 23 Comments