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The Mid-Summer Garden: GBBD, July 2018

There are only three months of summer in Maine: June, July and August. (And some would probably dispute the first half of June, arguing that it is still spring.) So July really is the middle of summer, when the garden reaches its high summer peak. 448 more words

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Blues and Pinks in the Early Summer Garden: GBBD, June 2018

I’m a couple of days late with this bloom day post; with so much happening in the garden, I’m finding it hard to find the time to write about what’s happening in the garden. 356 more words

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Spring in Maine: GBBD, May 2018

Less than three weeks after the last of the snow melted from my garden, things are happening fast. This is the nature of spring in Maine: long weeks of impatient anticipation followed by an explosion of new growth. 212 more words

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GBBD May 2018

Whilst I was away having a jolly time in Austin the garden was busy getting on with life and a new cast was waiting to surprise me. 140 more words

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Snowmelt and Crocuses: GBBD, April 2018

Slowly but inexorably, spring is arriving in my Maine garden. It has been a hesitant, halting, two-steps-forward-and-one-step-back sort of spring. On Friday, the sun shone and the temperature rose to 60F, a great day for spring clean-up in the garden. 138 more words

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April Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day

Ha ha ha ha ha.

There are no blooms whatsoever in my yard yet. In fact, today our high temperature was 25F (“feels like 15F”) and we’ve had snow, sleet, and freezing rain. 434 more words

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Waiting for Spring: GBBD, March 2018

I am a couple of days late with my bloom day post because I was waiting for amaryllis ‘Charisma’ to open its first flower.

Warm weather at the end of February and the beginning of March almost made me believe that spring had arrived. 224 more words

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