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Six on Saturday: Nov 28

This Six on Saturday is a mixture of six things that are making the days more cheery. First of all, the 2020 Christmas tree, which is even more appreciated this year than it has been sometimes in others. We didn’t … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Aug 8

For this SOS in early August, six things outside the potager that are pleasing. When isolation began, I worried that since I couldn’t get out to buy plants for the planters that are on my deck and rails they would … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: July 18, 2020

How can it be Saturday again…already? It’s been another hot, humid, sometimes windy week. The daylilies are coming and going at rapid rate, the crops that like hot weather are coming along as long as they get water, and I’m … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: July 11, 2020

This “Six on Saturday” is simple…six things that made me smile this morning! Tomato “Sun Sugar” is one of my favorites, and often the first to ripen. Red tomatoes give me a rash, but I can eat these luscious orange … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: July 4th 2020

Happy July 4th! It’s a glorious day here in Indiana! Hard to limit to six for this Saturday, because the daylilies are opening everywhere, the potager’s plants are becoming loaded with produce, and everywhere I look there is color and … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: June 27, 2020

For this Six on Saturday, we’re focusing on the food! It’s nearly the end of June, but the potager seems more like Mid-May in some ways. The crops are lagging behind “normal.” In checking past journals, “normally” by now I’m … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: June 20

Despite the many negatives of the “isolation period” the positive is that for the first time ever, I am here to see each and every “first bloom” of the season! Usually I’m traveling, attending conferences, speaking at symposiums, going on … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: June 13

Just as these are strange times, these are a strange selection of “Six on Saturday” photos. Not related, but as I ventured around the gardens on this second Saturday in June these are the things that stood out as crossing … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: June 6

This year what I call the “gap time” is occurring this week. Sometimes it happens in the later parts of May. It’s that period after all the spring bulbs put on their show, the next big production by perennials is … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: May 9th

Last night’s 24 degrees F broke the record (28 degrees) for May 9 that was recorded in 1947, the year I was born. That really puts the night’s freeze in perspective. My dad always said “A thunderstorm in January means … Continue reading

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