Category Archives: gardening

TBT: Flower Power

Flower Power! This was one of my challenges for the Sew Weekly, back in 2012. Since I never blogged about it here,  I thought I’d share it with you. During that year I made 52 garments, one for each week … Continue reading

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Lavender Floral Shirt Dress

Retirement Celebration Dress Fabric: 100% cotton from Beverly’s half off table (5.00 @ yd.) Lavender Floral Print Pattern: McCalls 6696 Year: contemporary Notions: thread, buttons Time to complete: off and on for the last 3 weeks First worn: May 23 … Continue reading

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Summer Garden

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Update on the beds

Our littlevegie beds are thriving, especially after the two days of light rain. There are lots of birds singing in the budding oak trees and all of the rest of the trees, flowers and bushes are doing well!

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Sunny Day!

I sat outside and watched Leah and Alex transplant my cherry tomato plants. Leah also transplanted some sunflower seedlings. That’s probably the first time in her life that she has done that. I hope she’ll want to keep gardening with … Continue reading

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An Old Oak Tree Bites the Dust

A majestic old oak tree, looked OK on the outside, but on the inside it was hollow and filled with rain water. A possible danger to folks as they stroll through the Howard Memorial Garden, it was felled last weekend. … Continue reading

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The beds

We’ll be planting our seedlings in these raised beds in a few weeks. We’ve picked out two apples and a pear with 3 varieties to plant as soon as its dry enough. We’re a little concerned about how poorly the … Continue reading

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