Category Archives: winter

Six on Saturday: Jan 26

  It’s snowing!  For my birthday, which is lovely and makes my world pristine and pretty.  To celebrate, here’s my “Six on Saturday” as we creep to the end of January.  1)  This week we had not only frigid (minus … Continue reading

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When a gardener buys….

a chair    it’s likely to have a horticultural theme!  With some surprise, I realized that in all my long, long life I’ve never actually purchased a chair for myself.  Early in my home making years, furniture was usually hand-offs.  … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: January 5

  It’s the bleak mid-winter, although surprisingly the grass is still green and temperatures reached 50 degrees F yesterday!  Not frigid, but still pretty bleak in terms of plant material.  However, there are still things to see in the gardens.  … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday-Jan 27

  #1 are the lovely sunrises we’ve been blessed with recently.  I wish I were a better photographer to accurately capture the colors, which are more vivid than they appear above.  The day began with this lovely, pastel sunrise and … Continue reading

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Potager in Winter

  We woke this morning to winter’s magic.  A gentle, all-night snowfall of the tiniest flakes frosted the trees and cleansed the view.  It was too perfect to stay indoors despite the single-digit temperatures, so camera in hand I ventured … Continue reading

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