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Early blossoms

Apr 5th, 2006 | By

Apparently nobody told this young apple tree it didn’t have to bloom its first spring on site. The variety is William’s Pride. We planted it
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A beginning

Mar 24th, 2006 | By

The damp, chilly weather made outdoor work miserable this week. Yet it was exactly what we needed, days of light rain alternating with sprinkles or
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Cherry blossoms

Mar 21st, 2006 | By

A hard freeze is predicted tonight, so I suspect these blossoms won’t be so pretty tomorrow. The tree is a bit tall and spindly. Mosses
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Elms in bloom

Mar 20th, 2006 | By

Elm flowers aren’t that impressive, but I still get excited about this milestone of spring. Especially on a still evening when the wind isn’t fluttering
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Dandelions already

Mar 16th, 2006 | By

Do you suppose the cow stops to admire this spot of color on her way out to pasture each morning?

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Winter blooms

Feb 13th, 2006 | By

I bought this moth orchid plant last summer on clearance, after it finished blooming, without a tag. I’m really not a ‘pink’ kind of gal,
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Another hard frost

Nov 21st, 2005 | By

Frosty mornings are more the rule than the exception at last. It’s been an unusually arm fall here. That’s been nice, considering how much settling
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Morning glories

Sep 1st, 2005 | By

Morning glory blossoms line the fence outside my front door, pinks, blues, and this dramatic variety. The garden hasn’t been tended for nearly a year,
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The pollinators

Aug 30th, 2005 | By

The mint blossoms in the terrace garden buzz with bees all day long. They’re too pollen-drunk to bother with us humans as we brush past
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Tansy

Aug 15th, 2005 | By

Tansy blossoms on the terrace garden at the farm. The tiny brown seeds in the lower right corner are from the Queen Anne’s Lace that
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