Category Archives: Planting & Transplanting

Dazzling Dahlias

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Dahlias that match my cat and my dinner Easy Beauty For Weary Gardeners After a cold dry spring, the warm summery weather we’ve been getting is very welcome. Sunny day after sunny day, it definitely has that endless summer quality, … Continue reading

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Cherishing Our Gardening Elders

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Carol, living her bucket list but leaving her bucket behind A Marvelous Role Model About five years ago, my dear friend Carol decided to emigrate to Panama. A vibrant 88 year old, Carol was one of my life heroes, a … Continue reading

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When Weather Wins

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A few stray blooms amid the snow and ice Holidays Happen When They Happen After a week of snowy gardens and icy roads, the rain comes as a very welcome relief. After stir crazy days of not being able to … Continue reading

Posted in Annual Color, Birds In The Garden, Care & Feeding, fall/winter crops, Hardy Herbs, Health & Wellbeing, pests and pesticides, Plant Partnerships, Planting & Transplanting, Pollination Gardens, Pollinators, Soil, Sustainable Gardening, Sustainable Living | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Growing Sweetgrass

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Sweetgrass holds fragrance but loses ground without help Preserving By Propagation President Biden proclaimed today as the second national celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day and a lot of people are wondering just how to celebrate. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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