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The Middle of May

Categories: The Garden 2017 and Windmill Garden.

The Middle of May May 13, 2017 May has been wet and cold so far.  We were deluged with over 170 mm of rain in the first 5 days of May and temperatures didn’t reach much above 5 Celsius.  Though yesterday did give a promise of some warmer days when the temperatures hovered around 12 to 15 Celsius. The rain made the garden lush and green, after all the ground water soaked away.  But we had to wait till the ground wasn’t squish anymore to cut the grass. The male grosbeak has been captured at the feeder. The female is
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Do You Name Your Gardens?

Categories: Fence Garden, Honeysuckle Garden, Sign Post Garden, The Garden 2014, Trellis Garden, and Windmill Garden.

~ Do you name your gardens?  I do, nothing fancy but usually related to something in the garden or the location of the garden. This just helps to keep the areas straight in my mind or if I’m talking about them to someone else.  Here is a quick peek into the garden areas. These photos were all taken at 6 pm.  The fence garden is doing well after some changes.  Some wooden edging was added after it was resized a bit.  Last year I followed this garden on a monthly basis to track the progress. The shady front garden, seen in
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The Windmill Garden in August

Categories: The Garden 2013 and Windmill Garden.

I’m rather later with my weekly garden review this week.  We have family visiting from British Columbia so my days are spent enjoying 2 little grandchildren and their parents.  I don’t have lots of photos to share of the garden but have taken time to update my plant growth.  I’ve been using scheduled posts every couple of days but will be back to regular postings at the end of the week. An extra pair of strong hands and muscles helped move an old cement fountain from the garage into the windmill garden.  It comes apart into 4 pieces and the
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