Category Archives: Gardening

Get Ready

January 24, 2015     Before I start what will be a rather short blog today, I just want to let those of you who have inquired know that I’m feeling better, though not back up to snuff, yet. Thanks for your … Continue reading

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First Hard Frost

November 1, 2014   Last night, our first hard frost arrived. Temperatures fell into the mid twenties as a cold front moved through. I was about as ready as I could be, knowing that warmer, more normal fall temperatures were on … Continue reading

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Fall Stumbles In

October 25, 2014 Autumn around my neighborhood has just begun a full-tilt run toward changing colors. We still have had no hard frost and barely any hoar frost, though both are overdue. Today and tomorrow the temperature is supposed to … Continue reading

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Mysterious Ways

September 27, 2014    Well, of all the things I could have imagined happening from my little side garden of tomatoes, the one I probably would not have imagined is the one that, in fact, did happen. While I was sitting … Continue reading

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One Lucky Old Gal

September 20, 2014          Now that the Empire is busy fighting everything from ISIL to Ebola, I guess it’s time for me to get the yard and gardens ready for winter. This past week was cool and rainy. We had three … Continue reading

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Next Round

September 6, 2014   Well, today we have our first taste of fall weather here in southwest Missouri, with lows last night in the mid fifties and an expected high of seventy-five this afternoon. By the end of next week, (we … Continue reading

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The Summer so Far

August 30, 2014   Labor Day weekend is upon us and amidst the end of summer/pre-fall barbeques, vacations, staycations and general revelries, here’s what’s happening in my neighborhood: We hit 101 degrees last week, but after a run of 98 and … Continue reading

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