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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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Its all about the hellebores - GBBD March '18

This month we have moved on from snowdrops to the hellebores, although the snowdrops are still just there in the background as if frozen in time due to the cold snap. 120 more words

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Apple Blossom Time: GBBD, February 2018

It’s Apple Blossom time in my Maine garden. No, I’m not talking about apple trees blooming outside my windows. I don’t have any apple trees growing in my garden; and if I did, their bloom time would still be months away. 169 more words

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Bloom Day - January 2018

While most of my garden looks rather torn up at the moment (making lots of muscle heavy, time consuming changes that take me forever), there are some things worth noting. 734 more words

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