Category Archives: gardens

# 8 Questions from the Spring Garden

Oh my, there are so many – questions that is? As gardeners are apt to do I follow a great many garden sites. They have been popping with questions and photos over the last few months. Many of the sites … Continue reading

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Bloom Day – the 15th

Each month on the 15th there are gardeners in many places who are taking a few minutes to think about what is blooming in their gardens and then sharing them with other gardeners. (The sharing happens thanks to May Dreams … Continue reading

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Growing together

Mosses grow only when there is water all around them. They can not photosynthesis without it. They have no roots to bring moisture into their system. They use the water that surrounds them to help the carbon dioxide dissolve and … Continue reading

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Closing up the garden

PERSONAL NOTE: The post below was written last week on Sunday. All ready to go for Tuesday. I was so proud of myself for being organized and ready for the week. I would review it on Tuesday a.m. and post. I … Continue reading

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What was I thinking?!

It is now October and I am slowly putting my garden to bed for the winter. I am watching the weather closely for days that are dry and not to chilly to work outside. So far I am not having … Continue reading

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Gardening is not a rational activity

“Gardening is not a rational activity.” ~ Margaret Atwood My son asked me earlier this summer: “Why do you do this? You just keep doing the same thing every year. The weeds return, the bushes are to high for you to … Continue reading

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Summer Gardens –

It has been awhile since I have written or at least written about my garden. It has been quietly – growing weeds and all. It was a rough start to the season and the gardens looked good but the lawn … Continue reading

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Early Summer Gardens

It is now June – a lovely month. Here in the northern mid west we move between 80 degree days and 55 degree nights. (We will not talk about the four days of 99 to 100 degree heat that showed … Continue reading

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Looking from the window

On April 28 of this year I was inside looking out – it wasn’t cold but the snow had stopped the world once again. Moving up and down the streets was difficult and walking places just wasn’t going to happen.We … Continue reading

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Watching for change

Today was a day of noticing little changes. Things are changing constantly. Sometimes we are aware of it but most of the time those changes go right past us. We are so busy that we get caught up in the … Continue reading

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