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Garden Update: July turns to August

The garden was looking great in the middle of July.  I was worried that it would all be over when our visitors arrived at the beginning of August. 837 more words


Hints of Autumn in the August Garden: GBBD, August 2014

By mid-August, there are hints of summer’s end in Maine. This morning’s temperatures were in the forties (F), and the builders working on my house arrived wearing sweatshirts and carrying steaming cups of hot coffee. 338 more words


Garden Blogger's Bloom Day: July

The garden in July  is great! The weeds have slowed down, everything that needs it is already staked, the bedding plants are all in and the pots planted.   966 more words


Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day: July 2014

Carol at May Dreams Gardens hosts Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day on the 15th of each month.High summer means high heat and humidity. Water evaporates from the ground quickly, and mulch would be helpful but it’s too hot to move. 81 more words