Dear Friends and Gardeners: Week 10

Carol from May Dreams Gardens (Zone 5), Mary Ann from Idaho Gardener (Zone 6) and I decided to create our own 1,000 mile garden project.  This gardening season, we’ll be exchanging letters with each other about our vegetable gardens, and we’re now in week ten.  We hope you’ll enjoy...

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And the Winner is . . . .

Oh my gosh!!  According the random number generator on random.org, the winner is Frances from Fairegarden.  Congratulations Frances! I want to thank everyone who commented and told me how they would use the rain chain if they won.  It made for some sweet reading.  I’m sorry I couldn’t reply...

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A Rose by Any Other Name

Yesterday, I was pondering out loud about what to write, and Bear said, “Why don’t you write about mothers?” I shrugged and said instead, I would tell a story. Once upon a time there was a small girl, who lived in a small house at the end of a...

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Rain Chain Giveaway!

After I wrote the post, Rain Music, about the joys of my rain chain, I was contacted by the good people at Teak, Wicker and More. They asked if I would like to try one of their products, or give one away. Guess which one I chose?  I wanted...

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Dear Friends and Gardeners Week Nine

Carol from May Dreams Gardens (Zone 5), Mary Ann from Idaho Gardener (Zone 6) and I enjoy reading books like  Dear Friend and Gardener and The 3,000 Mile Garden: An Exchange of Letters Between Two Eccentric Gourmet Gardeners, so we decided to create our own 1,000 mile garden project. ...

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Rain Music

Water tumbles down the rain chain outside my open window.  It’s art in motion, combining visual and auditory stimulation.  Perfect partners for the article I’m writing about rain chains, rain barrels and rain gardens.  Of course, our gracious Creator would send me rain as inspiration. Yesterday, I planted more...

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Six Plants I Can’t Live Without

Steve Bender from the Grumpy Gardener issued the challenge, and I accepted the gauntlet where it lay. Which six plants in my garden could I not live without? That’s a very tough question.  I’ve pondered it for several days and thrown some of my original choices onto the mental...

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