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Seasonal Observations: The Lupins

Folks in the Pemberton Meadows compare notes about what’s blooming and what birds are migrating through and what creatures they might have seen.

Regularly last fall, we would talk about the latest elk sighting and whose field it was in. 352 more words

Seasonal Observations

No Rainy Day Blues...

“My heart is in a world

of water and crystal,

my clothes are damp

in this time of Spring rains.”

~ Du Fu

Every raindrop is just clinging on,

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Plant haul

On Tuesday, my husband and I dropped the kids at the nursery in the IoW and drove to a garden centre called Thompson’s, which is near Amazon World.   334 more words

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Where are my lupins?

It’s that time of year in the UK when we enjoy a few days of sunshine and start knocking the garden into shape. After a few days of weeding, pruning, with the odd bit of slash and burning, I am now in my armchair grasping its arms with a certain degree of desperation with the lower left part of my back in spasm. 194 more words

Expect The Unexpected

The wildflower patch is starting to get going

I am pleased about this.  Only a couple of plants have flowered so far but the longer days and warmer weather have made all the plants (weeds?) stronger and more vigorous.   208 more words

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Finally back to my garden!

Last year, what with being pregnant and all that comes with it, I didn’t get much time to spend in the garden. We’re very lucky and have a nice big garden and a huge vegetable patch. 219 more words