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A new coop and a home for wildlife

Today I took my daughter and my parents for a short walk to the allotment. Be under no delusions that this trip had anything to do with work or weeding but more to do with fresh air and stretching the legs. 275 more words

My Weed

There is a whole world on one weed in my garden.

I did not kill this weed because of a hybrid I fell in love with in Tuscany. 134 more words

VINE: Passiflora incarnata (Passion Flower or Maypops)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Found naturally along roadsides, pastures, and open woods, the exotic flowers and edible fruit of Purple Passionflower make this unique vine a striking ornamental plant for the garden. 19 more words


Digging In The Dirt: Blue Passion Flower

Leafing through a mail order catalog, I found the passion flower striking and worth a punt to try it out. In Zone 6 it is considered a soft perennial and needs its roots to be well insulated with mulch over the winter for it to survive. 246 more words

Been Missing You

Several plants that have not bloomed for years, decided to finally put out flowers this year.  I usually keep plants as long as they are alive, even if they have not bloomed.  134 more words


An Evening Walk

My husband spoke up at seven-thirty this evening and said, “Do you want to take a walk?”

“A walk?” I said, “It’s seven-thirty on Wednesday and I haven’t written a blog post yet. 523 more words