Category Archives: Gardening

RePost of a Removed RiPoste

Shortly after I originally posted this back in 2011, I removed it. Why? Because I had unintentionally succeeded in hurting the feelings of one of my elderly neighbours.  Indeed, not only had I rejected his kind offer to blow the leaves off … Continue reading

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This Too Shall Pass

This summer, the lawns and gardens have been very parched and even a bit crispy in spots. Many people, of course, grumbled about it, while others simply pulled out the watering hoses and listened to the sighs of relief from the roots. I actually … Continue reading


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Perserverance, dedication, or just plain stubborness……is there really a difference?

We have a staghorn sumac at the side of our house.  When we purchased the property it was so overgrown that it completely covered the bathroom window.  On a sunny afternoon I attacked this bush/tree with my pruners to discover … Continue reading

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Nutritious, Delicious, Free!

I’ve posted about purslane before, but felt that it was worth a repeat — especially because my harvest is so good this year. So, as a reminder of this simple garden treasure, I’ve copied a post from my Audities’ Photos … Continue reading

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Lasting Plastic Impressions

A week ago I was happy to remove two over-sized pails full of soil from the bottom of my compost bin and add them to my garden. Such a rewarding gift from such a small effort. As I spread the … Continue reading

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