Today In the Garden

April 14, 2020

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My bean inoculant finally came. So today was bean day. Inoculated and planted out Provider Green Bush Bean, White Dixie Butter Pea Lima Bean, Rattlesnake Snap Pole Bean, Kentucky Wonder 125 Pole Bean, Worchester Indian Red Pole Bean, Holstein Bush Bean, and Violet’s Multi-Colored Butter Bean (which I have a suspicion is the same as […]

Today In the Garden

April 7, 2020

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Planted in the crocosmia, last of the day lilies, and some pentas from M.J.. Gladiolus are peeking through the ground as well as one of the lilies (non-daylily). Need to get BT for the squash – Alexandria squash is up – the rest were put in soil blocks a few days ago but haven’t popped […]

Drat

April 7, 2020

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I love having typed up a whole post, but forgetting to save the draft and realizing later that this isn’t google docs and everything doesn’t save automatically. Guess I’ll have to write that up another time. Have to attempt to finish my word for the day before the tiny one starts to do the bedtime […]

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Strange Times Indeed

April 1, 2020

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It’s not like we get out a whole lot these days as it is – between working from home with a 17 month old who has to take a midday nap and – well, basically just that, timing outings so that I don’t miss naptime or worse, timing outings so that naptime occurs in the […]

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03.20.20

March 22, 2020

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I have a really hard time coming up with compelling titles for a blog entry. I always feel like I should just put the date, since blogging is just my idea of online journaling that other people can read. So, there it is. May not stick with it, but it seems like it might provide […]

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On Social Distancing

March 13, 2020

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It’s hard to start writing on a public platform when the only thing you’ve really written for the last year is the obituary of a good friend. I’m aware we all have the same amount of time in a day and all, but writing used to be something I was good at making time for […]

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Obituary for John A. Starnes, Jr.

February 9, 2020

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Early in the morning on November 26, 2019, beloved rosarian and avid gardener John A. Starnes Jr. began his journey to the eternal compost heap. A tragic house fire claimed his life and most of his worldly possessions but, in an irony befitting to only him, left his fart machine almost perfectly preserved atop his […]

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