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Planning For The Fall Garden

Planning for the Fall Garden Planting, growing and harvesting does not have to end with the summer! There are a number of crops that can be planted in August. Because of short growing seasons,...

Garden Bloggers Bloom Day

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day: May 2018 Today is Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day! Each month on the 15th day, rain or shine, bloggers from around the world take pictures of everything blooming in their gardens,...

Arbor Day

Friday, April 27 – 2018 This year I decided to donate to the Foundation and am now a proud card carrying member. On the back of the card states the mission: We hope to...

Breaking Butterfly News

Breaking: The Butterflies are Back!! The Butterflies are Back! This weekend the Azalea Festival is going full-swing. I took in my share of fun, and my azaleas are blooming. However, the big news today...

Spring Cleanup

The Return Of Spring – Cleaning Up My Garden Every year I look forward to spring. I can’t wait to see my perennial plants, like old friends, pop their heads through the snow, still...

Strange St Patricks Day Tradition

Strange St. Patrick’s Day Tradition So, this will make my fourth blog post in as many days.  However, I feel inspired to share with you a particularly strange family tradition for St. Patrick’s day. ...

Spring Flowering Trees

Spring Flowering Trees Fall is the best time to plant trees. Get your trees in the ground before it freezes solid, and your trees will have an excellent chance of growing new roots and...