Tag Archives: Gardening

Summer, Winter, Springtime, Harvest

Today the onslaught of seed catalogs began. I received four of them today. The thing about seed catalogs is the hope that is inherent within. I’ve looked through them as they arrive and begin to think about growing tomatoes, cucumbers, … Continue reading

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A Good Reason to Get Up in the Morning

When I wake up in the morning, it’s dark, it’s cold and I really would like just a few more minutes of sleep. Then I get ready to go to work. I get in the car and my husband drops … Continue reading

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The mini pie maker

This past week I purchased a Breville mini pie maker. Why would anyone want a mini pie maker? I don’t know why, but it sure is fun! This is what it looks like. Actually, this weekend I did quite a … Continue reading

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A Pair of Orioles?

We noticed some brightly colored birds in our bottle brush bush a few weeks ago. They were kind of skittish. At first I thought it might be a Western Tanager. Then, one day we got a good look at it. … Continue reading

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All Things Become New

While walking out to my garden today, I heard a sound behind me and turned around to see a beautiful Pale swallowtail, Papilio eurymedon. Of course, I didn’t have my camera with me but I ran inside to get my … Continue reading

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In the Garden

It’s been a long time since I’ve updated my blog. There has been a lot going on, but it’s so good to be back. My garden is progressing. It’s been a very cold, wet spring. I put the tomato cages … Continue reading

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A Garden in Winter

It really poured rain last night. Lots of wind, too. Today I went out to survey the damage and thought about what all the rain means to my garden. This is what my garden in Northern California looks like this … Continue reading

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