Category Archives: Holidays

A Christmas Story

This is usually a gardening blog, but since it’s almost Christmas, I want to tell you my favorite Christmas story. It’s a story about childhood wonder and parental trickery. It’s a story about Jesse, and how I didn’t want him … Continue reading

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Gardening Goals

Happy New Year! The first blog post of the New Year should celebrate the occasion by looking back or looking forward or maybe telling stories from the New Year’s Eve campfire party. – Not happening. – I’m looking forward. Last … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and My Favorite Present

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and Joyous Whatever You Celebrate. I hope Santa was good to you and bought you something wonderful for the garden. Santa gave me my new favorite gnome-be-gone. He is called the bird wave because he’s … Continue reading

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How to Make a Wreath for the Front Door

I’m continuing the mini-series on things I’m grateful for with, “I’m Thankful that Trace Made me a Wreath for my Front Door, because the Damn Cast doesn’t come off until after Christmas, and there is no freaking way I could … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful for the Birds

In celebration of Thanksgiving weekend, I’m going to write the first in a little mini-series about the things in my garden that I am most grateful for. I’ll start with the birds. About 20 feet from the front porch is … Continue reading

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