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Garden Shift

From one day to the next it happened.

The garden went from newly planted to bursting and full.

It will get much more crowded before summer is over—I usually lose most of my paths by mid-February—but it has lost the widely-spaced springtime look. 80 more words

Outdoors

Researching about the Greenhouse

I was hoping to find ideas about how to organize my greenhouse on the net. So far, I’ve found pictures that make my mouth water, where people have obviously put more money into the greenhouse than we have in our whole house – 48 more words

Gardening

It All Started with Bird Seed....

I wish this picture were of birds in our yard. Aren’t these birds beautiful?

My husband is good about putting bird seed in the bottle we have right outside the dining area window. 460 more words

Gardening

Double Cherry Pie

I picked eight cups of cherries from our tiny sour cherry tree the other day. I was thrilled I’d gotten enough for two pies from a tree not much taller than me! 166 more words

Food

Weekly Photo Challenge: ASCEND

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is ASCEND.

I planted this Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora) next to a pine tree in my previous garden in Chapel Hill. 78 more words

Gardening

Love Chocolate? Grow a tree!

GROW YOUR OWN CHOCOLATE TREE INDOORS (EVEN IN COLD CLIMATES)

The first step in growing chocolate from seed is to crack open the seed pod, which is roughly 1 centimeter thick.   279 more words

Near Winter

The cold has finally settled in. The past couple nights has seen the fountain freeze, but still allowing enough water to flow. The few remaining plants are about to faint, like me. 436 more words

Garden