Category Archives: General Gardening

The Mistakes I Made This Year

The “year of renovation and renewal” for my garden was an ambitious project. I had two gardens that were useless, one because of weeds and the other because of its construction – filled with gravel, rocks and buried stepping stones … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Garden

Don’t you love sitting outside and just enjoying the garden you’ve created? Contemplating the beauty you’ve created, smelling the fragrance, listening to the birds, watching the bees and butterflies appreciating your work? I don’t. I mean, I can’t. I’ve tried. … Continue reading

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Mistakes I Made This Year

The “year of renovation and renewal” for my gardens and home was an ambitious project. I had two gardens that were useless, one because of weeds and the other because of its construction. I wanted both of those fixed. One, … Continue reading

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Friday Flowers – August 7, 2015

First off, there was a tornado here Monday night, passing within about a half mile south of me. I had no damage of any kind, but others weren’t so fortunate. It was an EF1, with the main damage to trees, … Continue reading

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I’m All Excited About the Next Garden Work

Well, so far I haven’t actually *planted* anything more today except the 4 petunias earlier on, in a planter with lemongrass and red sedum, but I’ve made progress all the same. I Roundupped quite a bit more weeds, pulled a … Continue reading

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