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Preparing your Garden for Winter

Fall has really just arrived.  It is my second favorite season, which comes just before the worst – Winter.  I do not really want to think about winter quite yet, but it will arrive soon for those in Northern areas.  … Continue reading


Rodent and Deer Resistant Bulbs

I have 3 acres of land (1.5 acres of wetland), many flower beds, a large fruit and vegetable garden, but only have to deal with insect and water problems.  When we first moved to this property 10 years ago (from … Continue reading


Visiting ducks and other changes in the garden

Okay- she’s not the duck but she is the cutest visitor in my watergarden! (My daughter who loves her Shamu and water.) This momma duck and her little babies just appeared for a few hours this Monday morning.  She quacked … Continue reading

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the skinny on flower bulbs

Bulbs are easy to grow, provided that you stick to some essentials. Probably no other plant group gives as much variety and pleasure to the gardener with so little effort. The unique thing about bulbs is that they need little … Continue reading


New growth, new blooms!

Everyday- when its not raining- I take walks around to see what new flower bulbs are sprouting and now blooming!  Even though its often gloomy and dark because of all the clouds and so many days of rain (what is … Continue reading

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Unique Summer Flowering Bulbs

A flower that is not as popular- or not seen in everyone’s yard- almost makes it more attractive to me!  I’m not sure that is saying much- since I have said before that I really want every flower! I just … Continue reading

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Weddings, showers, garden party, birthday, Easter… I have gotten calls for flower bulbs for a baby shower,  funeral, garden party, Easter and of course weddings in the last 3 months. My brother in-law and his bride recently gave yellow candies … Continue reading