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OLG – Old Lady Gardner #19 Moving on…2023??

Winter is here in Minnesota! We had a day of snow. I think there is about 6 inches out there right now. The winter chill has also set in with temperatures dropping dropping tomorrow night with a brisk wind along … Continue reading

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OLG -Old Lady Gardener #18 Why do I grow plants?

As winter approaches and my garden here in Minnesota goes to sleep I turn inside to my house plants and those few plants I hope to winter over. Being frugal, really just being cheap, I have taken cuttings from several … Continue reading

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OLG: Old Lady Gardner #17 – feeding the little ones

We have left October – a month of sunny days, a few rainy, a couple with snow and lots of wind. The leaves are mostly down now leaving the gutters of the house and the street full. The crispy, crunchy … Continue reading

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OLG – Old Lady Gardner #16 Patience and Humor

Mid October blew in with strong cold winds, snow and some bright but very chilly days. There is so much left to do the garden. The leaves fall like rain (oh how I wish it was rain) and the flower … Continue reading

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OLG: The Old Lady Gardner #15 What does this make possible?

The day opened to a bright sun, mild temperatures for October and leaves falling from every tree. The world was splashed with color and all seems wonderful. Then we look closer and we saw the crisp look is really the … Continue reading

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OLG – Old Lady Gardner #14 – Fall has arrived

The fall equinox was just a few days ago but the weather seems to be racing its way to deep fall. The trees around me are still green but as I walk further from home the red maples are in … Continue reading

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OLG – Old Lady Gardner #13 – Fall Equinox

We have arrived at the Autumnal Equinox. This Thursday we can officially say it is fall. The days are shorter and the temperatures continue to drop (for the most part). Here is what is happening in the Northern Hemisphere. “During … Continue reading

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OLG (Old Lady Gardener) #12 Rethinking the Summer Gardens

The weeks have flown by and I have not found my way to my computer so posting here has not happened for a few weeks. I have no good reason why. I could say time was short but really time … Continue reading

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OLG (Old Lady Gardening) #10 Changes come slowly

At times things seem to happen quickly. There is a sudden change in our life and we find is hard to keep up with it. Then there are changes that arrive slowly and quietly. So quiet that it is hard … Continue reading

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OLG (Old Lady Gardener) Moments in the Garden

Here in Minneapolis, Minnesota we have been dealing with super hot weather and no rain for what feels like months. Then this past weekend it happened. It turned cool, cloudy and the rain came. First in slow pitter and patters … Continue reading

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