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Monthly Photo Challenge: The Changing Seasons: April

Each month, those of us participating in this photo challenge return to our chosen location to note the passage of time through “The Changing Seasons.” I’ve chosen to document a year around my old house and gardens. Phew. April has been one labor-intensive … Continue reading

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Shady Ladies (and Max)

For some of us, surely, the serenity of shade gardening—as the counterpart of sun gardening, with its festive mood—is just what the inner doctor orders.” – George Schenk    in The Complete Shade Gardener If anything ever happens to this … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrast

Light and dark, tall and short, happy and sad — this week, share a shot that captures a contrast. The delicate airiness of the heuchera bloom contrasted by the sturdy squatness of the front porch pillar:   http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/contrasts/  

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Order in the House?

You know how sometimes, especially after returning from a trip,  you just have so much to do that you don’t know where to start? The mountains of laundry, stacks of mail, and piles of other odious obligations can seem overwhelming. But I … Continue reading

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The 4-H Urn Project

Because so many of you (okay, two, but who’s counting?) have been clamoring for more detail about the Garden Club Luncheon the other weekend, I thought I’d show you what I came up with for the front porch urns in preparation for … Continue reading

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