Tag Archives: dahlias

Disappointed

The order from Swan Island Dahlias arrived, filling me with heady anticipation.   I’ve been thinking about them for months.  I could already see those gorgeous photos from their glossy catalog transferred into my gardens; bouquets of beautiful blooms were … Continue reading

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9th Seeding…No Fooling!

April Fools Day! Nothing foolish going on here at the potager however, just waiting for the weather to warm.  At least there is bright sunshine and temperatures above freezing so the snow is beginning to slide off the Lady Cottage … Continue reading

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Second Seeding

  It’s February!  The long, long, “always feels the longest” month of January is finally behind us, with its sub-zero temps, blustery winds, freezing rains and lack of insulating snow blanket.  Hopefully February will be a sweet month!   It’s … Continue reading

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Dallying with Dahlias

Now that the plan for the vegetable portion of the potager is fairly well in hand, it’s time to focus again on the flowers.  A bit of thought was given to flowers way back in early October, when it was … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Aug 11

  It’s early August in north central Indiana, but it feels more like October!  There was a heavy mist enclosing all of nature, and a dew so heavy that it required rubber boots and a sweater.  Not a leaf was … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday-June 30 ’18

  1) The heat of summer has arrived in full force, releasing the perfume of the Lavender Slope and carrying it on the westerly breezes into the potager.  It’s during heat advisory days like today that I’m glad I no … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: March 31

Real Spring, gardening-type Spring continues to hover in the distance, lingering down South perhaps.  There are hints here and there: swelling buds, the return of the robins, emerging bulb foliage.  Rain has been almost continuous, but at least it’s not … Continue reading

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