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A Second Spring

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower – Albert Camus

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Kindness from Strangers

RAVE to the table next to us at a local restaurant. While celebrating my 80th with my family, the table next to us treated me to a glass of Champagne. How cute is that? Thank you! RAVE to the man who pulled … Continue reading

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The Gardener

 To be a gardener, you need to tune in to how the plants are doing and attend to what they need. Many gardeners also testify to a feeling of receiving something in return — of being gifted, almost, whether through … Continue reading

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Gardening Notes

Keeping a garden diary that documents the trial-and-error process is key to ensuring future improvement. Make note of the crops that were duds (and how they met their demise!), pest issues, and other side notes, like the time of day … Continue reading

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Spanish bluebell infestation?

Q: I have a few clumps of Spanish bluebells infesting different parts of my yard and read that they are invasive and pretty hard to get rid of. Some people say to dig up the bulbs, but this is hard because … Continue reading

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