Gardening

Spring is Springing!

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It hasn’t quite sprung yet. It was 80 degrees for 3 days in a row, and I got cocky and planted stuff. Then this past weekend I had to scramble to build a cold frame to put over the raspberry bushes because it got down into the low 30’s at night for a few nights…

Spring Is Coming!

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Last Saturday was just above 60 degrees.  Hooray!  Tomorrow it will be again! A couple mornings later there was snow on the ground again, and there’s tell of a Nor’Easter heading our way this coming week, but we’ll ignore that for the moment. Spring is coming!  The robin (which never left all winter and has…

Black Thumb Gardening

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I am not a great gardener.  I try, I dabble, and I fail an awful lot.  Growing weeds, that I can do.  My garden teems with them, and I have a very hard time keeping up.  But every year I try again, telling myself I’ll do better.  I’ve never had that better year, but somehow…

Fall is Sprouting!

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I’m definitely feeling under the weather today, which is a shame because the weather is gorgeous! I spent the early part morning outside in the hammock. The gentle sway was soothing, under my fuzzy throw blanket in the slightly chilly breeze. I sipped slowly from my huge Eeyore mug of Barry’s Green Label Irish tea…

Letting Go

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I am a stubborn and tenacious person.  I don’t give up very easy on most things.  If there’s a part of my that does want to consider giving up on an endeavor, I will hem and haw and consider the options for a long time.  Tenacity can be a good trait, but there comes a…