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Summer’s Sweet Spot: GBBD, July 2017

Yesterday, a friend came to visit. We toured the garden and he took some photographs. As we were sitting on my screened porch, looking out over the new front garden and eating lunch, he said, “This is a really sweet spot you’ve got here.” 443 more words

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Moving Into Summer: GBBD, June 2017

This is one of my favorite seasons in the garden, the beginning of the big flush of early summer blooms. Each morning I step out into the garden eager to see which plants have opened their first flowers. 318 more words

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A Late Spring: GBBD, May 2017

I’m a couple of days late for bloom day, but that seems fitting in a month when my blooms are also late.

In Maine, spring is not normally a season of slow, gentle unfolding (as it is at latitudes to our south). 524 more words

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Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day: May 15, 2017

It’s my first GBBD of the season.  Somehow, April slipped past me, probably because I was grading finals.  I’ve entered the leisure season at least until Thursday.   207 more words

Springing! GBBD, April 2017

It would be an exaggeration to say that spring has sprung in my Maine garden, but it is definitely springing. Most of the snow has melted; what’s left are patches of snow on the ground, piles of shoveled snow, and snow banks left by the plow. 316 more words

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day - April 2017

There is a sense of nervousness around for gardeners at the moment. In the South East it has been very dry and my water butt, along with many others, is now empty. 929 more words

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Garden Blogger's Bloomday — April 2017

Still nothing in bloom here but at least the snow is melting. (Though we often get another snowfall later in April.) Right now, it’s melted completely from the fruit guild: 50 more words

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