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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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Spring is surging; time to evaluate the tulips

Spring seems to be in a rush to get everything underway post haste! The early, mid and some of the late tulips are all blooming at once! Suddenly overnight earlier this week, the white lilac, the pear tree, the gooseberries, … Continue reading

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The Bulb Order is Away!

Last spring seems so far away, when our hopes that the virus would fade away in a few weeks felt possible. The earth was filled with energy and bird song, and seeds were pressed into the soil with visions of … Continue reading

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April: Monthly Review

April is finished! I know many people thought the month would never end, but to me it passed at warp speed. It was a pretty good month for outdoor work, although it was the coldest April in decades. The rainfall … Continue reading

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The Goodness of Spring

Most people love Spring, that time of rebirth and renewal. This year, our spring has seemed exceptionally vibrant. While we haven’t had the extended string of beautiful, sunny days that Britain has experienced (this has been one of the coldest … Continue reading

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Edgy!

Yes, everyone is feeling more than a bit edgy these days. I’ve found that only hard outdoor work gives me reasonable sleep at night and a sense of near normal. Plus it feeds my sense of accomplishment when I can … Continue reading

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Planting the bulbs

I’ve been planting this year’s bulb order whenever the weather is decent, the ground not too soggy, and I have a bit of time. Yes, I’m running later than usual, but generally as long as they are in the ground … Continue reading

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April in Review

  April has followed the pattern set so far in 2019:  cooler and wetter than normal.  As a result there were a few adjustments made to both indoor seeding and outdoor planting schedules, with postponements mainly due to wet soil … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: April 20

  It’s raining for the 4th day in a row, with a blustery wind so some of the photos for today are a bit blurry!   A couple were taken during a break in the rain just as the sun … Continue reading

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Bulbs are Planted!

Finally, the last of the bulbs are in the ground.  Recent thunderstorms have made it a challenge to complete, but it’s finished and can be marked off the “TO DO” list.  The crocus “Cream Beauty” are always included.  Although they … Continue reading

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