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Winter Storms & Prepping for Spring

The snow and rain this past month has brought its share of headaches.

The MR spent a few days straightening posts and redoing the netting over the orchard. 304 more words

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Last week, I stood out in the rain.

On purpose.

Last week was a stay-cation, and I spent many hours out in the elements, reclaiming the gardens after a couple of years’ worth of accumulated neglect. 644 more words


In a Vase on Monday: Late Winter Abundance

We have just returned from a grand weekend with my daughter and her family in South Carolina. What could beat a weekend with jazz, great food, a trip to the mountains (more about that later), and a visit to a world class brewery? 197 more words


Foretaste of spring

During the winter months, my macro lens doesn’t get used much, but I was happy to have it with me during my recent trip to Georgia when I spotted this beautiful flower in bloom at the… 117 more words


In A Vase on Monday - It's A Dilly

It’s a Dilly, is that an American phrase? As far as I know, Dilly translates into it’s remarkable, notable or wonderful. Sources on the Internet say this is Canadian or American slang. 246 more words

Treasure Coast Living


Even though they don’t rate as high on my list as roses, herbs and hydrangeas, forsythias do have a special place in my heart for several reasons. 259 more words

Teresa / TheGardenDiary.com reblogged this on The Garden Diary and commented:

It's that time of year -- time to watch for the blooming of the forsythia as it heralds in the gardening season for me and a time to remember...

101 Container Gardening Ideas

In case you haven’t heard, California is going through a drought. To help conserve water this year, I have laid ground bark in the areas where I normally grow vegetables & flowers & plan on only growing these items in containers this year. 57 more words