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Letting you all know that I am retiring from Blogging and reducing my online presence after so many years. I’ve met many wonderful friends and had great times. Now that I’m 70, it’s been my plan to “retire” a second … Continue reading

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Ah! Summer…Food!

  We try to finish all the planting by July 4th so that there’s minimal work in the gardens. Just light maintenance on occasion and watering when needed. The rest of the summer we enjoy being outside when cool and … Continue reading

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“Nothing Happens unless First A Dream”-Carl Sandberg

One of my favorite quotes since high school, I’ve kept it in mind. Those of us who are creative, are always dreaming! Though much may pass, some dreams are seen to fruition. To me, that’s happened in many ways. My … Continue reading

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AH! May, the Best Month!

Glenn says this is the “best month” but he’s biased because it’s his birthday tomorrow! Happy “39th”! Now, the garden! Last year we completely renovated the entire acre. This year we repaired the storm damage from a couple of Nor’easters … Continue reading

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It May Be Spring but I’m not Sure

I’ll look at temperature again…53? Night time 40? Is that F? Good grief! Like March all month. Today the dogwoods are starting to bloom but 2 weeks late. I cannot plant in 40°-50° and enjoy it. Just too cold for … Continue reading

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It Still Winter…

It feels like winter, looks like winter…storms and more snow. Yes, we were hit hardest in recent storms with wind and heavy, wet snow. To our dismay, we had small trees broken. The dogwood in front, tall arborvitae, and tall … Continue reading

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In the Garden 2017…Part 3

This brings us to 2017. Here are photos of the same views as in 2011. Let us know what you think! The corner views are the most impressive. We are hidden from the cars’ headlights and views.  

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