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The monster Geo Order!

There is always a fall order of seeds from Geo, but it hasn’t been this large since I closed the herb farm. However, with all the new plans for next year’s “Growing Kindness Project” bouquets I decided to indulge. There … Continue reading

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I’m really DIGGING it!

These cooler October days are great for physical labor, so I’ve been digging. Actually I’ve been double digging, adding another foot to the Cutting Garden’s west edge. A foot may not sound like much, but since the Cutting Garden is … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Oct. 23

Only one week of October is left, and we’ve yet to have a frost! Highly unusual, but I’m not complaining at all. The days have been sunny and reasonably warm, with chilly evenings down in the mid 40’s to 50’s. … Continue reading

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And yet more bulbs!

So, have I mentioned that next year I’m delving much heavier into flowers? Lately I’ve been doing a lot of thinking (always a trouble-maker!) and I’ve come to a few conclusions: 1) I’m getting bored growing vegetables and my larders … Continue reading

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September: Monthly Review

This post has been a long time coming, and there are no valid excuses other than the oft heard “life happens” or “it’s been busy” or “writer’s block” and truthfully, it’s been a bit of all those. The looming threat … Continue reading

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Spring Bulbs: Part 2 Daffodils

Daffodil season has to be one of my very favorite times of the year. Anticipating the first crocus is exciting, but they are a bit short for a bouquet. However, when the daffodils begin bursting into flower it’s time to … Continue reading

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Bulb orders for 2022 Spring! Part 1 Tulips & Alliums

Yes, it’s that time already to order bulbs for fall planting, which means thinking about the plans for SPRING! The first order was placed in late June and was mainly tulips…lots of tulips. Last spring, so many of the tulips … Continue reading

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August: Monthly review

Yet another month just flew by! Overall, August was hot and dry, very dry so much of the time was spent watering. As I look at this photo, I am reminded of all the days with gorgeous blue skies. I … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Sept 4

It’s the first Saturday in September, and it’s definitely beginning to feel as if autumn is just over the horizon. Local tv stations reported that the Farmers’ Almanac predicts we will have a longer, harsher winter so that may mean … Continue reading

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Singing in the Rain!

We had a brief morning shower on Thursday, less than 1/4″ but the plants were grateful and so was I! Hoping for more, I stayed indoors and canned tomato juice, and made a big batch of my friend Ruth’s “Country … Continue reading

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