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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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In the Garden, Part 2…


Why have all these plants? As I’ve said in past posts, initially it was for the energy control- wind, water, air pollution, views, and enjoyment. Since we are about ½ mile from I-295 and 1 ½ miles from the NJ … Continue reading

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In the Garden…


We’ve been here 21 years now so the garden is mature. This year we’ve been renovating all the areas extensively. The gardens always change- each month, each year. There come times when the original plantings either must go or be … Continue reading

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Happy Fathers’ Day!


To all of you fathers, we wish you a Happy Day! May all of your children grow up strong and never stay away…

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An Empty Nest


Like all babies, they grow up and eventually leave home. When Velvet found the bunnies, they were already 4-5” long and almost ready to be weaned and leave. Yesterday we went canoeing and while we were out, the babies woke … Continue reading

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