Oh the Yellow….

Oh the Yellow….

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I’ve just returned from meeting my new grandson, Ian. What pure delight. Of course I tried hard to remember what my son, Nick, was like as a newborn in comparison. It’s easier being a grandparent, I can say that much. I remember being a very anxious new mother, worried about doing things “just right.” Nick turned out beautifully but I think more by his own doing than by my parenting and I ... Read more
In Like a Lion…and as Mad as a Hare….

In Like a Lion…and as Mad as a Hare….

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“The first day of spring was once the time for taking young virgins into fields there in dalliance to set an example in fertility for nature to follow. Now we just set the clocks an hour ahead and change the oil in the crank case.” –E.B. White, “Hot Weather,” One Man’s Meat, 1944. March is a fickle month. Last week we had cold weather and this week were are teased with gorgeous, mild weather, sending folks outdoors in droves. I was ... Read more
Think Spring in Fall

Think Spring in Fall

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This was first published on October 9, 2014 as an email newsletter.  Time to think Spring.  No kidding. I know. Summer annuals are still blooming. But they won’t be for much longer and one of the best things about gardening is the hope for next year and planning for it. Last week I mentioned one of my favorite vendors, Colorblends They offer top-quality bulbs and are a pleasure to ... Read more