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In A Vase on Monday – Aquilegia

It has been a hectic spring and I’ve had little time to blog or even make arrangements, but I was determined to get a vase posted this week!   Columbines (Aquilegia vulgaris) are putting on a great show this year … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

A follow-up to my last post…

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Silent Sunday

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April Garden

It has been a cool spring so far and my gardens are beginning to come alive once again. I’ve had help this year, making it is the earliest I’ve had the beds edged and mulched, which is a relief. The … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Happy Easter!

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IAVOM- Encore

Incredibly, we made it all the way to November 1st before we had a killing frost, weeks beyond the average. I decided to comb my yard on Friday beforehand to see what flowers I could glean that had survived the … Continue reading

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IAVOM-Small Treasures

Our first light frost came two weeks ago and since then, there have been several more, slowly ending the garden season this year. While the annuals are the first to go, those near the warmth of the paved driveway and … Continue reading

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IAVOM – Autumn Harvest

Last fall, I tossed my rotted pumpkin behind the compost pile, hoping a seed or two would grow this year. To my delight, I found six huge pumpkins growing amongst the weeds this week. The one above was the smallest. … Continue reading

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IAVOM-Equinox

The red maples (Acer rubrum)┬áseen above are starting to show their signature colors as the cool temps of the past couple weeks have brought us an early fall, but luckily, no frost. We officially celebrate the Equinox today, ushering in … Continue reading

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