Category Archives: garden


The flowering has begun on the Clematis and I couldn’t be happier. If you’ve been around here for a while you know about the multi year multi plant battle I fought to get a Clematis to grow on our outside … Continue reading

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The Husband’s Latest Project

Much like everyone else, The Husband was bitten by the gardening bug. We’ve had vegetable gardens in the past but pretty quickly we tired of the bending and weeding. We tried gardening paper a couple of times and while it … Continue reading

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So far there is only one but spring is arriving. What signs of spring (or fall) do you see in your area? Happy St Patrick’s Day if that’s your thing. We’ll be partaking in corned beef and cabbage for dinner.

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It’s A Jungle Out There

This is the second floor bedroom window. It’s currently H’s room but will soon revert to the master. As you can see I’ve been neglecting the gardening. The trumpet vine has gotten a little out of hand and will have … Continue reading

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Colors Of Saturday

Breakfast= blueberry pancakes! Delicious! The iris are blooming! There are a few groupings of these in our yard. I don’t know what variety they are. We got our original ones from my father in law over 20 years ago when … Continue reading

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Things And A Garden Update

Blog stuff: Before using the WordPress App (which I love!) I used Photobucket to host my photos. It seems they have taken leave of their senses and now want to charge for what was supposed to be a free service … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Sleeping In The Refrigerator*

We went to the coop yesterday to buy some dog food and dog treats. When I got to the counter to pay they had these little garden helpers waiting to go to their new homes. I had just noticed that … Continue reading

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