Monthly Archives: February 2013

This and That

I took advantage of a beautiful day to do a little bit of this and a little bit of that. First, I want to bring you up to date on the chicken coop/garden shed project. We have a little more to … Continue reading

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If you don't like the weather…

Night before last, when we went to bed, we could hear sleet hitting the windows. The weatherman on TV (with his jacket off and sleeves rolled up) was calling for 1/4″ to 1/2″ of ice to hit the area early this … Continue reading

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Give a Gal Some Pruners and Stand Back

It’s that time of year, in my zone 6b-7 garden, when some of my plants need cutting back.  The general rule is when the forsythia are blooming, it’s time to grab those pruners and loppers and get to work.  Well, the … Continue reading

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Flowers Blooming in February

Fellow blogger Carol, from May Dreams Garden, hosts a Garden Blogger’s Bloom Day on the 15th of every month.  This is the day that bloggers from all over the world post what’s blooming in their garden.  I usually don’t have … Continue reading

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Romancing the Stone

I have never been a frou-frou kinda girl. I don’t like malls. I don’t like to shop. My name and fashion are never mentioned favorably in the same sentence. I’ve had the same hair cut since the seventh grade. I’m … Continue reading

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To Plant A Seed

Is to have faith That a tiny seed Will take root in the soil To provide food, Beauty, And a sense of accomplishment. If you think about it, it’s a miracle. This is why I garden.

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I Opened the Door

From the outside, this unassuming little greenhouse looks so inviting. Then I opened the door. Now, before I show you, I should explain. I overwinter plants here. I store very important garden stuff in here. Among other things. Please don’t … Continue reading

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Seed GiveAway #2!

It’s time for the next seed giveaway! All of these seeds are annuals with some that are re-seeding. This is a first-come/ first-serve giveaway and I have a limited supply so please leave your request in the comments section below. These … Continue reading

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