Category Archives: Gardening

Autumn colors

Fall is making an appearance and while I do miss the warm, sunny days at the beach,  you really can’t beat those amazing fall colors.    Burgundy and gold  mums      The happy, bright Montauk Daisies  look so cheerful … Continue reading

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It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature….

….but I sure think Mother Nature is fooling around with us.  This morning I looked outside  and couldn’t believe what I was seeing.    Through the fog I saw something bright and pink.  I’ve got some roses blooming!  So now … Continue reading

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The fruits (and veggies) of our labors

  We had a wonderful vacation in Lancaster, PA.  When we returned we  were able to pick some delicious tomatoes (technically a fruit), zucchini, green beans, a few different kinds of peppers and some strawberries that didn’t make it into … Continue reading

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Gardening and Sewing — 2 of my favorite things to do

  I hope everyone had a good 4th of July weekend.  We did and I even had time to make a quick patriotic star mug rug (it is big enough to also use as a candlemat or even a small … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

   Made a couple of Christmas tablerunners for a friend.  She has a couple of bridal showers coming up.   I really liked them and I want to make one for myself before I use up all the fabric.  While … Continue reading

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Some of my tulips

We are getting lots of yardwork/gardening done.  So many pretty flowers — finally!  I really loved my tulips this year.  I guess the snow was deep enough to keep the squirrels from eating my bulbs.  🙂   Sadly, the tulips are … Continue reading

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Getting Veggie Beds ready

Well, we finally got to work a bit in the yard over the weekend and got fresh garden soil and food into the veggie beds.   Also put down some more mulch and raked the leaves out of the flower … Continue reading

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