Tag Archives: Community Gardens

Finally!

Daffodils appear in my Surprise Garden! That’s something to be happy about.

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Not Quite Manderley

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderly again…Scattered here and again amidst this jungle growth I would recognize shrubs that had been land-marks in our time, things of culture and of grace, hydrangeas whose blue heads had been famous.  … Continue reading

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Alas, The Secret Garden

Back in May, I posted a short piece about a garden I affectionately called “The Secret Garden.”  I mentioned it from time to time, but I never elaborated on it.  Yesterday, I picked the last tomatoes and peppers from this … Continue reading

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Little Notes and Memos

I got the memo this weekend, the one I’ve been dreading since my birthday last month. “The motel will be closed for a few weekends.” When I get this memo, it’s a sad reminder that I’m currently living at The … Continue reading

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The Secret Garden

I have one more garden.  It’s a 10 foot by 10 foot garden in an undisclosed location. It’s a long story and it’s complicated.  There’s a lot going on here.  I’m not ready to talk about it yet.

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The Trash Picker

Where ever I have lived, I have planted the required Memorial Day geraniums, summer marigolds, and fall mums.  These are easy plants.  For one brief summer in Portland, Maine, I had a little four-foot square garden, but I didn’t know … Continue reading

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