Category / Gardening

March 6, 2013
This week, I decided to share with you a few photos that just make me smile and dream of warmer days ahead.   Fifi, our Black Silkie Bantam When Dolly hatched her own brood of Silkies Morels pop up in unexpected places in the garden. My favorite, Lily of the Valley Roses bloom near my…

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February 27, 2013
Over the past few weeks, we have had some major doses of snow and wintry weather in the Northeast.  Feeling frustrated, I went to Trader Joes’ and picked up some spring blooms. I also trimmed some budding Forsythia branches from a bush in my yard to create this cheery spring bouquet.  Spring flowers always brighten my day,…

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February 20, 2013
Yesterday, HGTV Gardens launched their brand new website. I am thrilled to continue blogging for them on a regular basis and look forward to meeting new friends through their very hands-on audience involved website.  You have to take a peek and sign-up! Read more

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February 13, 2013
This week was a tough one for us New Englanders.  We were hit by a very large blizzard this past Friday.  I have spent much of my time since then helping friends and family to pick up the pieces.  This time around, our family was much more fortunate.  Many are still without power and temperatures…

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January 9, 2013
I have had a love for birds for as long as I can remember.  Our home is decorated with birds. We love feeding the wild birds and we keep chickens. We have tried to design our yard to attract birds in all seasons.  I guess I have a real connection with them. During the winter time, the…

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December 30, 2012
Last night I could hear the winds whipping and the rain falling.  Then all of sudden around nine o’clock in the evening a serene silence fell upon my ears.  The pounding sleeting rain had turned to snow.  Wonderful huge heavy snowflakes fell from the evening sky.  This morning I woke to streams of brilliant morning…

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December 12, 2012
In the late fall as soon as the weather chills and temperatures drop but just before the ground freezes it is time to plant bulbs that will grow in the spring.  Planting garlic and flowering bulbs is a fantastic way to see early blooms in your garden. They also provide pollen and nectar sources for…

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October 10, 2012
This week all it did was rain, rain and rain.  We have had quite a dismal week.  We spent lots of after school and weekend time inside, playing board games, reading, watching movies and just relaxing a bit.  On Saturday, we did have a bit of sunshine and were able to visit the local pumpkin…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.