Red Sky At Night

While thunder rumbled around us (not too close,) and the skies went from cloudy to clear to cloudy again, HH, ASW and I cleared brush on the 6.5 acres of our property other than garden. Many of our trees have an unfortunate growth habit. Their branches grow downward as...

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Serendipity

Serendipity, according to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, is “the faculty or phenomenon of finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for;” A better definition is unexpected delight. We plan for success. When we want to make the sunny border pop, we choose classic, color combinations like purple and yellow,...

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Ten Daylilies For Ten Dollars

Ten daylilies for ten dollars or less. Each. You didn’t think this was one of those crazy ads at the back of a gardening magazine did you? “Grow luscious peaches on your garden deck for only pennies a day!!! But, wait, wait, there’s more!” No, it’s not that kind...

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Welcome To The Seedy Grass Motel

While her “Red Dirtness” was gone on vacation, we set up a little hacienda in the unmulched areas of her garden. On the left, check out her Lewis & Clark meadow that she planted last fall. She didn’t mulch it because she was trying to give the prairie seeds...

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A Big Thank You

Some of you may have noticed my blog was down last night and today. If you stopped by, you saw three error messages instead of my red dirt road. It was my fault. I was trying something new in my sidebar, and I accidentally inserted code where it shouldn’t...

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How About A Sunday Stroll?

Good morning. Grab your coffee or tea and and please join me for a stroll through my little corner of paradise. I’ve always pictured heaven as a garden, and I hope that the good Lord will let me work in His; but then, I wonder . . . what...

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What To Do If You’re Daylily Crazed

‘Reflections in Time’ (Salter 2002) Up front, I’ll tell you . . . if you’re already there, I can’t help you. The first two years I was seriously “into” daylilies, I nearly lost my mind, and the children’s inheritance, but I do know the signs: You join the local...

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