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Memorial Day

Tomorrow is Memorial Day. Enjoy the day, but take a moment to remember it commemorates those who gave their lives in service to our country. 323 more words


To do

Today we had some jobs to do. Clear the tomato bed.

Plant the broadbean seeds while the soil is still warm.

And TB put the compost heap together… 27 more words

At home with Harriet: the backyard before & after

When Blue Eyes and I moved into this house the yard was kind of a disaster. Whoever lived here prior to us moving in was, well, generally pretty disgusting.  1,241 more words


Early Garden Rising

We had a very warm February this year. At the end of February last year we had over a foot left in the back yard and this year we had green grass. 461 more words


Come into my garden, my flowers want to meet you :)

It’s that time of year again when all the flowers are vying for attention.  Every which way you turn, there’s a splash of color here and a profusion of blooms there.  648 more words


Confessions of a Bookaholic: Eating Locally

Over the last couple of months I have become more and more interested in eating locally, meaning, eating fruits and vegetables that have been raised and farmed responsibly and sustainably close to my home. 2,228 more words


Surrender 115: Playing with Colors

This spring day was gorgeous…warm, but with a cooling breeze, sunny, but with occasional cloudiness. It was the perfect weather for spending the day outdoors, working in the garden. 612 more words

Year Of Surrender