Category Archives: Gardening

Path, Part 1?

I am tired.  Seriously tired, but for a good reason.  I am half way to a new path next to the driveway!  Once again I didn’t properly get a “before” photo.  These were taken when I had already started at … Continue reading

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Oh Deer Fence!

Is this where I put the joke about the best defense is a good deer fence?  Yeah, I didn’t think so.  Deer can be a big problem for gardeners–you open the shades and your plants are cropped to the ground, … Continue reading

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Stealing Ideas: Garden Paths

I once had a teacher tell me “if you like something, steal it!” Her larcenous ideas were for when you see a dance movement you like, that you should copy it, but the same applies for gardening ideas. This weekend … Continue reading

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About Spades

Someone asked me what makes an edging shovel an edging shovel–because aren’t they really all the same thing?  Not exactly.  You can use them interchangeably but you won’t get great results and you will probably work quite hard if you … Continue reading

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Edginess

It’s been so hard to get anything done lately but finally I achieved real progress today.  I did paint touch-ups around the house and when telling Charlotte about it I realized I used red, blue, yellow and white.  Gee, I … Continue reading

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Saturday, May 12

It’s 6pm and I’m sitting at my desk, clean only up to my elbows and on my face, the rest is dusted with garden soil, sand and whoknowswhat.  I have to take a shower once the kids are in bed … Continue reading

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Garden Plans!

Oh I have grand plans for the garden, if only I can get out and do them!  I’ve been digging up some weeds that are invading my tiger lilies.  I let them go for a bit but they’re bulbs and … Continue reading

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