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When Summer Meets Winter

Early spring is an awkward time in my office. The office is used, not just for work, but also for sewing, crafts, and as a heated greenhouse. 190 more words


End of August

I walked through the flower field today and snapped some new pics. It’s absolutely stunning right now.

The famous Cafe Au Lait dahlia.

Some new (to me) Zinnias this year.  11 more words


The Weekend Gardener: Butterfly Gardens

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Butterfly gardening can be an easy and fun way to liven up any garden.

John Dromgoole with the Natural Gardener has some tips on how you can create your own butterfly garden.


Cauliflower’s mistaken identity

It was my turn to be in charge of movie night snacks. I was, however, easily distracted by the cauliflower that had only a few days left of shelf life. 135 more words

Kitchen Adventures

Weekly Photo Challenge: FRAME

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

I used this arbor, covered with a variegated weigela to frame a view down the path in my former Chapel Hill garden. 14 more words



This is the time of year where I spend days reaping the benefits of the garden harvest. It’s quite a bit of work, sometimes more than I expect. 311 more words