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I'm back

So it’s been a really long time since I last posted…we finally have a computer again, so now I can get back to it.  There hasn’t really been anything exciting happening. 257 more words


Why Freezes Kill Plants

As nighttime temperatures dip towards freezing, many gardeners are frantically harvesting the last of the garden bounty.   They know that their remaining nights are numbered.  Summer flavors are nearly done.  599 more words


Happy Halloween!

I’m really, really not a fan of seasonal decor. My house just wasn’t like that while I was growing up. We usually went away for the major holidays to spend Christmas day on a beach rather than around a cozy fire. 325 more words



“Of all the wonderful things in the wonderful universe of God, nothing seems to me more surprising than the planting of a seed in the blank earth and the result thereof.” ~ Julie Moir Messervy (b. 1951), American landscape designer


Floral Friday -

Not in bloom at the moment, so it is nice to see them and remember…

Hobart, Tasmania


Bloom Thyme Friday: The Winner’s Circle

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of speaking at the INDIANA/ILLINOIS Rose Society district meeting. Also on the program that day was Richard Anthony of… 784 more words


New hope swells

By Rob Symons

This is an article I wrote for the Mercury Food and Wine supplement and it also appears in “Verdant Life“. 432 more words