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The Addition Garden got an update!

One of the things I enjoy doing during the winter months is going through the many photos of the gardens taken in past years. Last winter, I noticed that there were very few of the Addition Garden. In looking more … Continue reading

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Pondering Paths

It’s winter.  Sigh!  What’s a gardener to do when she can’t garden?  According to my long-range plan (One must make plans, even at my advanced age!) this is the year to upgrade the paths, beginning with a central path at … Continue reading

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A Re-do Required

During this time of waiting, while it rains or snows daily and is too cold to work outdoors, I looked through photographs taken over the past year.  It has become obvious  that the Front Garden is just not acceptable.  Oh, … Continue reading

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Green Meatballs

Years ago I attended a gardening seminar featuring a noted garden designer.  Her presentation was basically “Things to Avoid,” with a variety of photographs on the big screen of various gardens, many of which were located in nearby areas.  What … 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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