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Lighting Our Way

Lighting Our Way

Posted on Mar 3, 2020 | 0 comments

March roars in like a lion  and leaves like a lamb.  Prickly pear hail storms batter us. While the next day, gentle sun caresses our skin. One moment black clouds, while another cerulean skies give way to contented sighs. Meteorological spring has sprung. Daffodil stems from grocery stores now cheer up our counters and tables. We look forward to bright...

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Containers Ideas found on a Mini Vacation

Containers Ideas found on a Mini Vacation

Posted on Jun 12, 2016 | 1 comment

Sitting in Boston Public Garden I’m enjoying a special early-morning moment on a lovely summer like day. On shady bench in front of an active fountain, I’m relishing it’s gentle sound except when the tourist with the creaky wheeled cart goes by. I’ve rediscovered that when you have a house guest from out of town, you become a...

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Gardening at Dawn on a Summer-Like Day

Gardening at Dawn on a Summer-Like Day

Posted on May 29, 2016 | 0 comments

I love gardening at dawn on a summer morning. Cool enough to pull weeds, prune branches, deadhead, plant, lay mulch as I did this last weekend-of-May Sunday. Yet it’s warm enough for shorts and a tshirt. It’s a time of birdsong and quiet in the neighborhood. No noisy lawn mowers, leaf blowers, or power songs. Just the cool of the morning on my...

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Stunning Perennial and Shrub Combinations

Stunning Perennial and Shrub Combinations

Posted on Jun 2, 2015 | 0 comments

Often gardeners grow really beautiful plants well, but they don’t look like much. That’s because they’re just randomly plunked in the garden or at look that way. Gardeners don’t think about creating stunning perennial and shrub combinations. Usually it’s because the flowering perennial or shrub lacks a contrasting background...

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Dreaming my spring flower garden

Dreaming my spring flower garden

Posted on Apr 11, 2015 | 0 comments

I’m dreaming. I’m dreaming of my spring flower garden. I’m longing to see the daffodils by the granite bird bath with the emerging silver allium by the grey wooden bench with the green metal legs. It’s been a long, long winter here in New England. I’m dreaming of my spring flower garden.   I remember the white siberian...

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