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Perennial

Of flowers and vegetables.

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Honestly, I sometimes first go out with the camera to postpone the mowing and weeding. Today was such an occasion. You’ve seen the roses, but what is happening elsewhere?  Click …
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Wordless Wednesday – Iris in bloom and other Beauties

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Until next time, Keep Digging & Eat Well!

The Gastronomic Gardener

Happy Blossoms

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All this talk about vegetables and food production is grand, but my first love in gardening is the perennials. I poked around a little bit the other day, and snapped …
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Warmth + Rain = Green Explosion!

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Is everybody settled after the Blogger outage? I hope so. I was getting worried there for a bit.

It was unseasonably warm this week and we had a good bit …
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Crocuses are popping

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There is no turning back, oh, it might yet snow, but spring shall not be denied!

It’s amazing what we see when we look closer.  This little clump grows each …
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Peony bed clean out and signs of life.

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I love the peonies, but before they can bloom in all their glory, the beds needs to be cleaned out.

While it’s about 40F, a grey and windy day, I’m still …
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Shade structure construction

By  •  Garden, DIY

When I started the yard had very little shade. It was great for most flowers, yet I wanted a shady area to grow some shade plants, hostas and ferns, perhaps …
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Lilies for low maintenance color and beauty

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When I was in the initial stages of planning the perennial garden in 2002, one goal was to have the garden as low maintenance as possible. A choice I made  to that end …
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Releasing Roses from Bondage

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About seven – eight years ago, I planted the shrub roses in the back. They were small and tender, but not much to look at. In 2003 they were still quite …
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