Category Archives: gardening

The Front Yard Garden

I know it’s been months since I blogged.  I am going to start up with my thrifty Thursdays posts again as I have found much to share! Today I’ll share some of the beauty from my front yard flower beds.

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Christmas Cactus

It’s a Christmas miracle, my two Christmas Cacti both had blooms on them for Christmas this year. I’ve had both plants for over 10 years, But I think this is the first time they have actually bloomed for Christmas. As … Continue reading

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Which way to Hogwarts?

I am so lucky, I have a new garden sign to direct me!  This was a birthday present from my very talented niece.  I love it! As you can see the black eyed susan’s are going crazy!    

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The Farm Stand

If I were a poet I would write an ode to the local farm stand.  Delicious, convenient and it keeps me out of the grocery store where potato chips and New York Super Fudge Chunk lurk.   It’s a beautiful … Continue reading

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In The Garden

More Lilies!  Can never have enough lilies.     And it’s daisy overload here.  These are daisies on steroids, they are waist height on me!   Some cone flower companions…    

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In The Garden

This week, my lilies are finally starting to open. And you can’t kill the coreopsis ( believe me, I’ve tried).

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In My Garden

Peonies Mountain Laurel Japanese Iris     Clematis Snow Hill Salvia Roses with Amsonia Hubrechti Such a pretty time of year. Except those dang red bugs that eat my Lily leaves!!!!  Can you see the damage?        

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Thrifty Thursday, Hat #41

I’m closing in on 50 patterns, this is hat #41 in my 50 Hat Pattern Project.  What makes it thrifty?  All scraps of yarn used, and a free pattern.  Pattern is by Andi from Wool-Aid.  The MUD, or Mosaic Ugly … Continue reading

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Today in the garden

Irises in bloom! My azalea I planted last spring in my new flower bed is doing well and I love the bright fuchsia of the blooms. I need to buy a couple more of this plant. I love the foliage and … Continue reading

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Nurse’s Day

Nurse’s Day was last week, and look what I received! So pretty. I’ve been a nurse for 28 years, what I really deserve is a diamond tiara….. Auntie Muriel says ” Yes my tiara sets off the whole thing nicely”, … Continue reading

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