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It’s Spring!

Not officially, I know. But you wouldn’t know it by the weather today. It’s absolutely gorgeous. Mid-60’s, sunny, no wind. All the snow is finally gone. Perfect for doing a little early garden clean-up. My tulips may not be as … Continue reading

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Tenaceous

Still blooming.

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

We’re doing well here. Especially the tomatoes. My plants are over 6′ tall. (Husband shown for scale.) I grow my tomato plants in cages made from concrete reinforcement wire, and pretty much just let them alone to do whatever they … Continue reading

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Retrofitting

I have two planting beds that are embedded in the patio, which I use for veggies. Originally we had extra sprinklers in the garden beds along the fence that faced out to the patio, so that those beds got watered, … Continue reading

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Friday… uhhh… Saturday Flowers

What’s in the garden? 1. Dianthus, 2. Snow in Summer, 3. Princess, 4. Yarrow and Nepeta, 5. White Red Valerian, 6. Poppy (Click a description to go to a larger photo.) As for the veggies, I’m harvesting lettuce and arugula. … Continue reading

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The Colors of Spring

  Spring is finally coming to Utah! And with it, all of the beautiful spring flowers, my favorites. I thought you might enjoy a bit of color from my garden yesterday. Hey! What’s that weed doing in there? Oh well, … Continue reading

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Garden Watch

Since it’s a beautiful day today, and rain and/or snow are likely for the next couple of days, I thought I’d see if the garden was ready for me to plant some peas and spinach in the raised beds. Look … Continue reading

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Friday’s Flowers in December

My silly iris is still doing its best to bloom. And it would have, too, if the last big snow hadn’t broken one of the nearly-blooming stalks (you can see it hanging down). Maybe the new stalk will bloom for … Continue reading

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The Green Orange

For years, I’ve had a Meyer Lemon tree that I’ve schlepped in and out of the house each spring and fall. Usually I’m rewarded with several nice juicy lemons each winter. A few years ago I decided to add a … Continue reading

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Spring Fever

So what do you do when you come home from work after the new, earlier Daylight Savings time is in place, and it’s beautiful, sunny, and in the mid-60’s? Why yardwork, of course. No digging in the dirt yet, of … Continue reading

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