Monthly Archives: May 2010

Spring brilliance

The Sweet William is in its glory.  So many wonderful flowers are showing up and shouting out.  Each day reveals another one. In addition to the flowers calling to me, the nut and fruit trees are producing crops this year.  … Continue reading

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In memory of Princess

Last June one of my dogs, Princess, died and I buried her on the property.  That same day I planted this rhododenron in her memory.  And then came the crazy winter with so much snow and bitter cold, all of … Continue reading

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Miracle sprouting

Yesterday I planted lots of bean seeds while the wind ebbed and roared around me.  Last night torrential rains arrived.  And today this bean seed sprouted.  Hey, this working with the non-physical energies of nature really works! [Subsequent note:  The … Continue reading

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Flame azalea

I love the flame azaleas.  My first introduction to them was a pinxter flower (pink) azalea.  Each year here at Tree Haven Resource Center I find more and more of these beauties.  Their color varies from a golden yellow to … Continue reading

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Creating shade garden from dead oak

A medium sized oak tree shaded the southern exposure deck last year. . . until it suddenly died mid-summer.  I felt so bad about losing that tree.  Then I realized it was an opportunity to plant some other native trees … Continue reading

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