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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


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


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


Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day - April 2017

This is my first Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. Those of you who have seen last weeks blog Tulip Mania will realise that we have hundreds of tulips in bloom so I decided that there would not be a tulip in sight this week. 384 more words


Waiting for Spring: GBBD, March 2017

In many parts of the United States, March is a spring month. In Maine, although we may enjoy occasional spring-like days, March is still winter and a time of not-so-patiently waiting for spring. 244 more words