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Volunteer Strawberry

Last year, Mr. E planted strawberries. We didn’t get any – critters got to them before us – but the plants are blossoming again. There’s even one that’s somehow gotten outside the patch: 31 more words

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Garden update #2, + BONUS recipe


Check out how things are growing in my little garden!

So the radishes are sort of a fail. I thought I was planting a variety that didn’t need thinning out, but given how these look, I think I was mistaken. 709 more words


Short April Recap

End of April was busy. We had a houseguest from home for three weeks…

…and, correspondingly, a lot of laundry. One day I ran out of drying rack space. 194 more words

Hanging Around

How does your garden grow?

Here is the start of the garden! The picture on the left was taken on March 26 and the one on the right was taken April 17. 873 more words


Things That Grow

(Photo credit: This poem was inspired by German artist Ruprecht von Kaufmann‘s piece, Die Welle 2012.  http://rvonkaufmann.com/home/)

There are things that fly

They twist and bend… 226 more words

Gloomy Scale

One of our maples has funny-looking dark patches on its bark:

Mr. E did some digging. It sounds like an insect infestation called gloomy scale… 62 more words

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Dealing with Snow and a Downed Tree

We had a snow storm last Friday. We were out to shovel the seven inches / ca. 17-18 cm of sloppy, heavy snow three times. It started during the night and went on most of the day, but by early evening the sky was clear already – and absolutely beautiful! 413 more words

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