Monthly Archives: January 2012

His Eyes were Bugging Out

I’m dying to show you the work I did on the woodland garden, but I need most of a day to finish taking measurements and draw up a garden plan, and I don’t have time this week. So instead I’m … Continue reading

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Spring??? Already?

In my last blog I mentioned I hadn’t cleaned up all the pumpkins. – I have since accomplished that task, and Lisa was right about them fermenting. You do not want to be downwind of that wheelbarrow. – And yet, since … Continue reading

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Just in Case

Just in case you are feeling bad because you still have some lingering Christmas decorations you haven’t put away yet…  

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When will I ever learn?

The first year I went to the cut-your-own Christmas tree farm, my main objective was to get a very tall tree. Admiring my selection in the open field, I never imagined how overpowering it would be once I moved it inside. The … Continue reading

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I’m usually interested in what I’ve accomplished, but even I’m getting tired of reviewing 2011. Let’s talk about something else. My most recent article for Smith Lake Living Magazine was about winter herbs, and you can read it on this … Continue reading

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2010 vs 2011

It was mid summer when I had the idea for this post and starting taking pictures. I wanted to compare the 6 2010 pictures Alabama Gardener Magazine printed in the article ‘My Favorite Place on Earth’ to the same pictures in 2011. My … Continue reading

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