Tag Archives: seeds

Wednesdays are for Gardening

Back when the last breath of the Baby Boom was growing up, Prince Pasta suggested to our mothers that “Wednesday was Prince Spaghetti Day.”  Anthony!  Anthony!  Like everything else, Prince Pasta is no longer a “small pasta manufacturing company” located … Continue reading

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Tiny Steps

Yesterday, one of my commenters, Wingnut on the Loose, suggested I had been taking liberties with my readers by writing about foolish things like growing a spine, crossing the road, and eating cold pizza and Junior Mints on New Year’s … Continue reading

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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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Dan-vizz Carrots

I had my biennial eye exam yesterday.  Maybe I tried too hard during the exam; how could I still have 20/20 vision?  I thought I might need some real glasses, but no, I just need a pair of “computer bi-focals.”  … Continue reading

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Dear Aunt Tomato – Cold Weather Crops

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Garden Chic

This weekend, my friend Amanda helped me fix my sewing machine. (Thank you!)  I have a bad habit of buying old aprons when I can find them at yard sales and flea markets.  Some of these old cloth ladies were … Continue reading

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Dear Aunt Tomato

If I had lots of nieces and nephews, I don’t think I’d be a doting aunt.  Sure, I’d remember their birthdays, graduations, and weddings with the appropriate card and cash gift, but doting might not be possible.  I only have … Continue reading

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10 Things You Can Do RIGHT NOW to get your Farmer Jones Green Jeans On!

I love gardening and growing things.  Some of my happiest thoughts about living in Hampton, New Hampshire revolve around the Victory Garden.  My very happiest thoughts about growing up in a little Maine town come when I step into my … Continue reading

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