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October 2017

Here are the late bloomers in my October garden. They will for the most part hang in there until the first frost hits the ground and it is time to put this garden to sleep. 150 more words


The fantastic flowering stars of August

There’s a lot of flitting hither and thither in August with so many things to get done while it’s warm and dry (mostly): Summer holidays with the kids; making the most of the sunshine in and out of the garden; big home projects; harvesting veg and fruit … and then actually using them (although I am currently delegating that somewhat by supplying the village with windfall cooking apples and plums!). 795 more words


Updating Grandma’s Flowers for your Garden

by SCMGA (Stafford County Master Gardener Association)

Want to plant some of grandma’s favorite flowers but a modern-day version?  Then you are going to be excited about the new varieties that are coming soon to your local retailer! 458 more words