Tag Archives: spring gardening

Updates with Old Pictures

Once again, I went to the garden without my camera.  It’s a pattern these days.  I have some old photos to share and will try to do better with the camera next time. I’m really pleased with where the garden … Continue reading

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All That Beauty (Jazz Optional)

The garden has begun that crazy, lush, blooming green growth.  Every year it amazes me. The irises and roses are in their glory, columbine have finished, and the holly blossoms are wafting their sweet scent through the air. The love-in-a-mist … Continue reading

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A Little Gardening, A little Crafting

Once more, I’ve been to the garden quite a few times and missed taking the camera.  The photos here are two weeks old, so there is now even a larger profusion of blooms, plants are bigger, and I’m settling in … Continue reading

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Spring Is Springing

I have been a very bad blogger since my last post–neither visiting nor writing.  I apologize and will try to catch up on all the news, soon.  It’s a beautiful Easter Day here today, and I’m resting after making starters … Continue reading

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A Garden Report and Nest Building

My garden is largely planted now for summer. All but the really late things–those being peppers and eggplant–are in. I have okra planted in back, marigold seeds planted between the okra and where the eggplant will go; two varieties of pole … Continue reading

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Spring Strides Out

I went to the garden today with the intention of staying for a couple hours to plant the sidewalk border.  My fellow gardener, Mary, had done weeding and mulched in most of the stretch.  I spent some time adding mulch … Continue reading

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Asparagus, Radishes and Pavers!

Today I got myself into the garden and remembered to take the camera! Yea me! I checked my garden and noticed the radishes have begun to come up under protective custody. The spinach and lettuces are also starting under the … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Sun!

We finally had a lovely late spring weekend with sun and temperatures in the low eighties. Everyone’s garden is flourishing from all the rain (and we’re expected to have three days more of it this week). I harvested lettuces, spinach, … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I can’t believe I haven’t written for more than a month. It isn’t as though the garden isn’t in full swing. I forgot the camera a number of times and then when I took it, I didn’t find time to … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Hands in the Dirt!!

It has been in the upper 60’s and mid-70’s for about two weeks. As I mentioned last week, I did some planting in the small Plot Against Hunger garden and my own, in hopes that the seeds will have an … Continue reading

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