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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

One of the benefits of blogging is forming online friendships with like-minded folk. Occasionally, the opportunity presents itself to meet these ‘stranger-friends’ in person. I had the great pleasure of meeting Laurie (and her husband) from  239 more words

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Under the vine in 109°

Reflective from a nap,

Effie notes snack bugs in the grapevine providing her shade. It’s  another 109° day in Effieland. AND: Today marks the onset of Effie’s birthday week! 9 more words

Action & Being


One of our primary reasons for visiting Martha’s Vineyard this summer is to hang out with Mike’s son and daughter-in-law, Duncan and Daniela who are here for the summer. 1,100 more words

US Atlantic Coast

The Hunnewell Estate: Wellesley

It’s not often that I visit private gardens and even less often that I visit those best known for their topiary (despite the fact that I wrote about the Ladew Topiary Gardens in my last post). 739 more words


Too hot to Garden!

The weather here in the northeast has been unusually hot and muggy with temperatures reaching 80 by 10AM. Now while Miss Lilly is sort of ok with basking in the heat her sister does not share her enthusiasm. 98 more words