Tag Archives: Indiana gardening

Spring is surging; time to evaluate the tulips

Spring seems to be in a rush to get everything underway post haste! The early, mid and some of the late tulips are all blooming at once! Suddenly overnight earlier this week, the white lilac, the pear tree, the gooseberries, … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: April 10

Welcome to Six on Saturday, where gardeners from about the globe post six things that are happening in their gardens, or plants that make them happy, of just six topics of interest. This idea belongs to The Propagator, so visit … Continue reading

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March: Monthly review

It’s late reporting the monthly review for March 2021, but the weather has been so gorgeous that it seemed justifiable to actually GARDEN rather than write about it! Here in north central Indiana, March was warmer than normal, despite some … Continue reading

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April Fools’ Surprise

We knew it was going to be cold, well below freezing. All the pundits agreed, so I pulled the plastic-covered berry boxes back over the rows of spinach, kale, lettuce, carrots and leeks that we’ve been harvesting over the winter. … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: March 27

Greetings on this sunny Saturday, amazingly, the final Saturday of this rapid month! For our SOS, let’s take a little walking tour this morning, beginning out the front door, where the traditional (1) Front Door Pot finally has a new … Continue reading

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Sow rewarding!

The BIG DAY finally arrived! That day which I’ve anticipated all winter long, planned for, wished for, and nervously waited for finally came. There were daffodils blooming in the Front Garden this morning, as I and my tea cup took … Continue reading

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Looking for gold

It’s St. Patrick’s Day and the leprechauns are out and about leading the foolish away from their gold. After the freezing rain and snow on Sunday and the fog yesterday I’m hoping for a decent day today for a walkabout. … Continue reading

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Biding my time…

In my last post, “Resisting the Urge,” my growing impatience to get growing emerged. There were “Oregon Giant” snow peas planted on one of the potager’s trellises, but then planting was halted. The ground is so very dry, and the … Continue reading

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Resisting the urge.

We are having a stretch of amazing weather. It’s been warm, actually very warm (yesterday it reached 64 degrees F!) and it’s been sunny for over a week. The raised beds are dry enough to work in, which isn’t surprising … Continue reading

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Is this normal?

As regular readers know, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the first snowdrop bloom. Not just the first snowdrop of this season, but MY first snowdrop ever! In fact, I don’t recall ever actually seeing a snowdrop in person, … Continue reading

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