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Three Different Signs of Hope

At the start of lent I decided to try a little Paperwhite Narcissus project.  I planted bulbs in three different containers hoping to recreate the idea of having something that was dead come back to life.  I wanted to see … Continue reading

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Paper White Update – Week 1

I promised to update you with my lent experiment.  Here are some photos of my three pots of Paperwhite Narcissus bulbs.  As you can see I am not killing one pot, the other two are questionable! This one resides at … Continue reading

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In The Dirt

Gardening is not a set-it-and-forget-it pastime.  You need to constantly tend to a garden, monitoring its progress and anticipating its needs. I am not a good gardener.   I give it a good try, but, I also go through long periods … Continue reading

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Expectation

So I mentioned back in May that I planted a lot of flowers this year.  They are now in full bloom and completely spilling over my front porch!  I love it!  I wasn’t sure what to expect since it had … Continue reading

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Making Things Grow

In the Midwest, this is the time of year when everyone is busy in their gardens.  The dirt is tilled after a cold season of rest, seedlings are planted and flower pots are set up.  So often, our homes and … Continue reading

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Pruning

Have you ever had one of those moments when one written or spoken phrase immediately brings you back to another time or place? Or a smell brings back in an instant a memory so clear you feel like it just … Continue reading

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