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The Windowsill Garden of Winter: GBBD, January 2016

I apologize for my two weeks of garden blog silence; I have worked on several posts but have been struggling with a bit of writer’s block. 258 more words

Seasons

The Season of Indoor Blooms: GBBD, December 2015

A month ago, in mid-November, I was amazed to still have flowers blooming in my garden. One  month later, although our weather continues to be unseasonably mild in this El Nino year, the outdoor garden season is truly over and I have turned my attention to the winter garden of indoor blooms. 129 more words

Seasons

What's in Bloom Here Now - December 2015

Blooms? Bwahaha! It’s mid-December in northern New England.

It’s fun looking at other people’s actual flower blooms, but although we don’t have any snow cover yet — quite unusual — and it’s been unseasonably warm, with high temps for the past week ranging from 39 to 57F, which is 12F degrees above normal, and lows from 21 to 42F, 14F degrees above normal, there is really very little in bloom here now outside — except the heather! 152 more words

Seasons

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day: December 15, 2015

Today is Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, hosted by Carol at May Dreams Gardens.

This month’s offering comes at a time of transition in my garden. 251 more words

Gardening

GBBD - Flowers of November 2015 at Ravenscourt Gardens

This morning I have been enjoying all the post of flowers in everyone’s garden that participated in GBBD (Garden Bloggers Bloom Day) hosted by May Dreams Gardens… 892 more words

Gardening And Design

A Mild November: GBBD, November 2015

November in Maine has a well-deserved reputation as the least desirable month of the year. It is typically cold, wet and raw. Last year, I wrote that… 383 more words

Seasons

What's in Bloom Here Now - October 2015

It’s surprising how much is in bloom in October in New Hampshire, especially if you count the autumn leaves as blooms, which I do. We have had patchy frost, but tomorrow night we’re forecast temps in the mid 20sF, which means hard frost and maybe a freeze. 362 more words

Landscape