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February 2020: Monthly review

Overall, February was a wet, gloomy month. The gardens showed very little change. When it wasn’t snowing, it was raining. Of 29 days, the sun shown on Ground Hog Day (of course) and three others (when the ground was snow-covered.) … Continue reading

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Wishing for Spring…

Or maybe, BECAUSE of the snow on the ground, it’s time for a colorful Easter bunny! Yes, winter continues and the need for color is urgent. The spring wreath has been hung in the entryway, and the books on the … Continue reading

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Oh! What A Beautiful Morning!

Awoke to a beautiful world this morning and rushed out with the camera before the sun was even thinking of coming up. (Although I suspect it is too cloudy to be helpful when it does.) Unfortunately, the cold air clouded … Continue reading

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Ground Hog Day

Of course, the first sunshine in a fifteen day span arrived on February 2nd, Ground Hog Day which old lore tells us means six more weeks of winter, rather than a much hoped-for early spring. I decided to dig back … Continue reading

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December in Review

December started off cool and dreary, so we were happy to escape to Tuscany for a while. By the time we returned Christmas decorations were everywhere, so I had to hurry to get the snowmen and garlands placed in the … Continue reading

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Rutabagas! A First!

To experienced rutabaga growers, this crop of rutabaga “Laurentian,” an old (pre-1920) heirloom variety, is certainly not impressive, but I’m happy. Just harvested today, after record cold weeks including a week of single digit nights and below-freezing days, the temps … Continue reading

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August in Review

Yet another month has flown by at warp speed. We’re already a week into September, and I’m just now posting last month’s review! As I’ve stated in recent posts, timely rains have continued throughout the summer. Instead of turning hot … Continue reading

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