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It’s been a while since I took pictures of our garden. Last weekend, we had the roof and the perimeter fence repainted  and the two painters left extra paint so I retouched our grotto and our concrete garden set. 202 more words

Flowers And Blooms

My Favourite Things for Cee's Fun Foto Challenge

“When the dog bites, when the bee stings, when I’m feeling sad,
I simply remember my favourite things,
And then I don’t feel so bad.”

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Winter: A time to dream of my spring garden

It’s winter here in Minnesota. It’s cold and hard to believe Spring is ever going to get here, but I know it will & hopefully this year we can garden for real and grow some of our own food. 196 more words


Springtime Garden Notes: Starting a Garden

We’ve got a whole new yard to work with this year for the garden. A roomy yard with a sunny corner, thanks to a large, recently felled tree branch. 823 more words

Leeks 101

Yesterday I blogged about onions. For leeks it’s pretty much the same story.

Leeks are a very close relative of the onion, and I would say could be used almost interchangeably, however there is a subtle difference in taste. 227 more words

Gardening With Sara

february gardening

Like any good tiny business owner staring out the window at the perfect weather outside, I’ve done all my work in the morning, and spent the afternoon tending the yard and getting ready for our spring garden. 153 more words