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A very Pleasant Day!

As winter continues to fill our view, (It’s snowing as I write this.) spirits can begin to tumble.  Fortunately, the dedicated group of Master Gardens in Elkhart County, Indiana and the surrounding area, known as the Michiana Master Gardeners, came … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Feb 23

Despite a search, there were no signs of change in the gardens as winter continues.  Spring is evident only by the beautiful photos of blooms and green sprigs posted by others, which as they move northward, gives those of us … 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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Two Great Gifts

I know it’s getting down to the wire, but if there are gardeners on your shopping list may I suggest two gifts that I adore, and have found extremely helpful to my aging muscles.     The first has been … Continue reading

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Tired of Waiting!

Tired of waiting, tired of waiting, so tired of waiting…for Spring!  It’s been two steps forward, one step back over and over again.  I clear and tidy, and then wish I hadn’t because the temperature plummets again.  Last year I’d … Continue reading

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A Blessing of Our Winter

As the snow falls and temperatures hover between teens and just below freezing, there’s nothing that I need to do in the gardens.  Oh, there’s lots I COULD (Should?) be doing to facilitate next year’s success (And this time of … Continue reading

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Searching for Spring

Searching for spring takes keen eyes, so it’s a good thing I just had cataract surgery.  Otherwise, these tiny tips just pushing through the soil might have been overlooked.  After a long walk-about in the sunshine today, those few little … Continue reading

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