Tag Archives: Spring

What happens if….

it rains 16 out of 18 days?  The Gardener gets very grumpy, watching the fields flood and the mulch washing away.  The area farmers will have to replant hundreds of acres once it dries out, and planting in general is … Continue reading

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April review of the Potager

Although it was slow-going early in the month due to continual rain, seeding and planting is caught up for the moment.  The potager has really changed since April began.  Several beds have seeded crops growing, like this one with peas … Continue reading

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Fleeting Spring

   All winter we long for spring.  We dream of how the many, many bulbs planted in autumn will emerge and flower.  Will the combinations pictured be reality, or even better?  Will the timing of the bulbs with flowering trees … Continue reading

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Just a Quickie

Bet you noticed the new header photo.  Decided it was finally safe to replace the winter, snow-covered potager with a bit of spring color.  The photo isn’t great, but I just didn’t want to take any more daylight time to … Continue reading

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Applaud the Frog

April is National Frog Month here in the U.S. and since I STILL can’t really get into the gardens as much as I want (rain, hail, thunderstorms, high winds, flooded beds, more rain, and now freezing temps in the forecast … Continue reading

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