Category Archives: gardening

last weeks in our garden

It’s funny because during the past years, I’ve turned into the helper of these wonderful gardeners I live with.  And to tell you the truth, this year is so little what I have done to help with it, compared to … Continue reading

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this week in my kitchen :: blog hop

I’m back playing along with Heather from Beauty That Moves this week again, sharing photos of our kitchen.  I know I’ve missed photographing most of the meals this week, but I’ll get back in the swing of things.  I know I will. Summer … Continue reading

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the forgotten early spring photos

Early in the spring I took photos.  With colors, the rain, the sunshine, the warmth, the cool air, all seems to sprout at once after our winters.   And spring came and is gone.  Now, onto summer.

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a garden tour

The garden has been done mostly by Siena and Mark.  They’ve started the plants from seeds, Siena watered them every day without forgetting.  Set up the greenhouse back in March, and have kept their plants growing. They had lots of plants.  Siena … Continue reading

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The poppies I have in the front yard are so beautiful.  They come up quietly in the early spring, and all of a sudden they open, with its paper-like petals, filled with color, and the dark filaments. So so beautiful. … Continue reading

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nettle picking this year

Last month we went to pick nettles to our usual spot. It was a nice day this time. I wrote about our harvest last year here and the time before that also here. It had been raining, but that day was not. … Continue reading

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spring has sprung

The shadows are getting shorter.  The days are getting longer.  It is amazing how the days and daylight changes within months, in this part of the world.  We are actually measuring the shadows, since last December, and it’s fun to … Continue reading

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