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Spring is Inching In

Our weather is slowly becoming more spring-like. This week the temps have been in the 50s during the day. However, today’s grey overcast makes it seem much colder than that. A sunny 50 seems ever so much warmer than a … Continue reading

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Seasonal Change

Even though our weather has been just delightful this week, I can see signs that the seasons are changing. There’s one large tree on the street leading to the highway that has already turned color. It’s not as bright as … Continue reading

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Learning About Herbs

My local library functions somewhat like a community center. Last night there was a program on Herbs. Since I had to return my books, I went along to the program. I naively thought the program would be about herbs and … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring is definitely making its presence known. My daffodils are blooming. They look so cheerful. They are planted near the base of the ornamental pear tree. It was a shock when I noticed that it appears to be dead. Since … Continue reading

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January Thaw Appears

Our January thaw has made an appearance.  The last three days the highs have been in the 40s which is a welcome change from the arctic cold we had been having.  Last night we had a forecast of freezing fog which was something … Continue reading

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Does it work like washing the car?

When I was growing up, the folk wisdom was if you wanted it to rain, you washed the car … or in my family, polished your shoes. I’m wondering if watering the lawn works the same way. I had my … Continue reading

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Garden Plans

I’ve been thinking about what to plant in my big flower pots this year. These flower pots are my garden. I’ve decided against tomatoes. I’m tired of growing them for the squirrels. I bought some lettuce, parsley and dill seeds … Continue reading

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