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Late February Garden Tour

Before the month is completely gone, I thought I would give a quick tour of the garden here in late February. It’s hard to believe we had ice and 8 to 12 inches of snow covering everything about a week … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: July Flowers

I thought I would share some images of the Happy Acres summer flowers that are blooming now. First up is the Becky Shasta daisy. It’s a lovely bloomer that butterflies like but the deer don’t! Nearby Becky is the Jubilee … Continue reading

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Saturday Spotlight: Calendula

Normally I do a spotlight on a specific variety of a plant, but today’s spotlight is on a species of flowering plant that has been grown in gardens for centuries: Calendula officianalis. The cheery orange or yellow blossoms of Calendula … Continue reading

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The Greenhouse in Early May

It’s been a while since I gave a tour of the greenhouse, either virtually or in person. It’s a busy place this time of year, and I am out there several times each day watering seedlings and doing various potting … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: Holiday Bloomers and an Early Christmas

Right on schedule, my Thanksgiving/Christmas cacti are putting on their annual show. I keep them in a sunny window in my office, where I can enjoy them on a daily basis. I have one red one that I’ve had for … Continue reading

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