Tag Archives: Plants

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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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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Gardens in June-Restoration of The Lost Lake


This is a major project so we are having my grandson, Tom, help us a couple hours each week. He’s doing a lot and we are thrilled. We’ll redo some edges, finish the waterfall, and add the new pump this … Continue reading

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The Garden, of Course!


What are we doing? In spring, we are always extremely busy but this year we are even more so. Emily was very ill last year and only minimal garden work was done. This year we are replacing, repairing, and moving … Continue reading

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The Lush Garden


Being outside in the spring and summer, I always think of my parents. We used to share when our flowers and plants came out and have to visit each other just to see them. We did it all the time … Continue reading

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Early Spring Garden Work


NOTE: see my last post on this table… Here are some pictures to show the grass starting to grow through the burlap and the 2’ x 4’ vegetable table. So far, they both have endured heavy rains, winds, high and … Continue reading

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