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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 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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This and That

The end of August is approaching but it’s felt more like late September, due to misty mornings and cool, cool evenings. Normally our grass is beige by now, and the mowings happen rarely, but with this year’s unusual rains the … Continue reading

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Being Mindful

A new resolve to be more mindful of my moments took me out earlier this morning than usual. The lawn was soaked with dew, the air was heavy with foggy moisture, and there was an unusual stillness….no lawn mowers, no … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Aug 3

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12th Seeding

  The potager’s beds are filling up fast, as many transplants were planted in the past two SUNNY days!  Hopefully today more direct seeding will occur, and the lower parts of the lawn can be mowed before the next rains … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Dec 29

The seed catalogs are arriving almost daily now, and the luscious photographs and descriptions are irresistible.  Temptation lurks on every page.  I indulge my fantasies for weeks by making a “wish list” that ignores the amount of space available.  At … Continue reading

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Coming back…

  after vacation is always a let-down.  While you were away, the weeds had a field day, inviting all their friends to join them in paths that were neat and tidy before you left!  A big storm that went through … Continue reading

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