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The last onion…

Today marks the last onion available from the 2020 harvest. It’s a “Sterling” and only about the size of a golf ball, but it is still useful and has represented its class well. All the other onions grown last year … Continue reading

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Peas, primulas, posies and more

Taking advantage of the good weather Saturday, a lot of little jobs were done and photographs were taken. The forecast was for heavy rain, followed by a string of frosty nights and for once they were exactly correct. So, the … Continue reading

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April: Monthly review

Where did April vanish in a flash? What a month of contrasts and confusion. Sunny summer-like days came on the heels of blustery, snow-covered winter blasts, and then vice versa! The daffodils put on quite a show, and began tapering … Continue reading

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In the potager…and OUT!

With the recent cooler spell, most planting has come to a halt. However, there are still lots of jobs to do in the potager. This single photograph has a lot to say. First of all, the north half of the … Continue reading

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April Snow

The forecasters were correct for once, although we really didn’t get much rain at all before it turned into snow as the temperatures fell. By evening, even the tiny, tiny flakes were beginning to form a thin blanket. I’d been … 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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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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