Category Archives: gardens

Spring in full force

  I am plagued with wildlife here in the country. Some of which I like well enough, the daily birds and butterflies,  the occasional bobcat, the snakes , toads, and frogs. But the deer and woodchucks are too much, and … Continue reading

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Spring Equinox

7:44 a.m. this morning.  Spring arrives.  Snowdrops in my front yard. And I  took the photo late in the day; they have been more open: And actually I saw them first 10 days ago; but today is the first day … Continue reading

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Wee Things in the Back Yard

I spent some time in my yard today; first mowing on my more or less once every three-weeks schedule; then I began to get house plants cleaned up and repotted to bring in as cold weather looms. As I got … Continue reading

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What’s up up here

My plum trees have been super productive; many have been eaten and I have made plum jam, oriental plum sauce, and two types of plum chutney. The last of them are ripening this week: I haven’t tended my flower gardens … Continue reading

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