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Pretty in Pink

The copious rains we’ve had this June have resulted in a lush display from the roses.  These are the William Baffin climbing roses that I battle each year. They want to colonize the world and I want to keep them … Continue reading

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All Wet

More than 3 inches of rain fell over the weekend.  Wet makes working in the garden a real mess. But wet can also make things pretty. These dianthus blooms just weep pink, don’t you think? And wet creates patterns you’d … Continue reading

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On Mother’s Day

             Whether you’re a mother, daughter, son, or father, my wish is that you take a moment today to see the beauty and wonder that surrounds us. You don’t have to travel the world to … Continue reading

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Easter Bandit

My Easter prayer:  May bunnies pass through my garden like a whispering wind on their way to somewhere else, far, far away from my tulips.This isn’t a plea for world peace, but it’s just as heartfelt. Happy Spring everyone.

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The Sound of Breaking Glass

Do you ever felt like you’ve got your nose pressed to the window of your life? That right smack dab on the other side is all the good stuff you never quite get to? Well, this year I’m breaking through … Continue reading

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Breathing In

All the gardening tools have been packed away. All the mistakes, all the glories of this summer are now done. Minnesota’s long, cold months of winter have their own benefits, though. Now there is an abundance of time to weave … Continue reading

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Lasting Glory

 On dark days in late November when the mornings are just a lighter shade of gray than the nights, not many plants are in their glory. This is zone 4b. Nature has turned away from us, but these grasses, with … Continue reading

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