Tag Archives: daffodils

Catching up?

I’m speaking about Mother Nature and Spring, although with good weather I’m catching up a bit as well.  Just a few days ago, we were 3 weeks behind “normal” and suddenly it feels like summer has arrived!  Things are changing … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: April 28

What a difference a few days of sunshine and warmer temperatures makes, not only in the garden, but in my outlook!  There are so many beautiful surprises that it is hard to choose only six!  Here’s the first selection.  Although … Continue reading

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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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Daffodils? That means pea-planting!

  Long before the advent of calendars, farm folk had sayings to help recall when certain chores needed to be done.  I like following many of these old proverbs, because in my experience they are generally more accurate than dates.  … Continue reading

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