Monthly Archives: November 2013

Plentiful Bounty

In our area of New England, there is a bounty of fruit this year, perhaps due to plentiful spring rain or from plants’ natural response to the dearth of fruit last year. Apples, sumacs, rosehips, barberries, winterberries and that rapidly … Continue reading

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Life during Dormancy

In late November and early December before snow comes to transform the land, the garden seems dull and boring. Almost everything has died down to various shades of brown, from tan to rust to near black or gray. Evergreens provide … Continue reading

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Rekindled by a Spark

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with a deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer

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Three Simple Rules in Life

Three Simple Rules in Life 1. If you do not GO after what you want, you’ll never have it. 2. If you do not ASK, the answer will always be NO. 3. If you so not STEP FORWARD, you’ll always … Continue reading

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November Thanks Giving

November is the month of Thanksgiving here in the United States, a time when we express gratitude for all our many blessings. Although I think gratitude is best expressed daily, even moment to moment, I think it is nice to … Continue reading

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Be Interested

“Be at least as interested in what goes on inside you as what happens outside. If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place. Primary reality is within, secondary reality without.” ~Eckhard Tolle

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Tall Weeds

Tall weedy seed heads provide valuable food for wintering birds. Consider leaving your weeds for winter wildlife. reposted from YardMap click here for good garden perennials to plant for birds

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