Garden Daybook 5/16/13


This past week has been out of the ordinary – to say the least – for May. Nighttime temperatures have dropped into the 30’s. . . .

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Garden Daybook 5/9/13


Finally, we have had several days of sun and warmth. I’ve been in the garden all day everyday. Yay! So far I have edged . . .

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Garden Daybook 4/25/13


Finally! The fruit trees are beginning to bloom. Worries about frost are now on our to-do list.  We will have to drag out . . .

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Garden Daybook 4/18/13


Isn’t she gorgeous?! “She” is a Hymenocallis. Commonly known as Peruvian daffodil or Spider lily. The name “daffodil” is tricky because most “daffodils” . . .

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Garden Daybook 4/11/13


Finally!!! A day in the garden! Not in the basement tending to seedlings. Not at the dining room table transplanting seedlings. IN THE GARDEN!! . . .

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Garden Daybook 4/4/13


Peepers, robin chatter, cooing Morning doves, honking Canadian Geese, and crowing roosters fill the morning air. We have seen the first red-winged blackbirds. Robins . . .

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Garden Daybook 3/21/13


Ten pounds of Kennebecs and ten pounds of Yukon Gold. Two ten pound bags of “certified seed potatoes”. Hard to believe these two . . .

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Garden Daybook 3/14/13


March 17 is the traditional day for planting peas, although the soil in my garden is usually too wet to plant. My list . . .

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