Monthly Archives: June 2011

There Will be Birds

I’m psyched because for the first year, my Red-Twig Dogwood have berries! Thank you little pollinators! Because of the awesome bees, butterflies, and wasps, my Dogwood shrubs will have berries for the birds in the fall. Happy Pollinator Week!

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Ask, and Ye Shall Receive

My Rudbekia ‘Goldsturm’ didn’t do much procreating in the last two years. Oh, they bloomed. They made the butterflies and the bees happy, and they made me very happy with their gorgeous flowers. But I was surprised that there weren’t … Continue reading

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SeedGROW 2011

Last year, I participated in the SeedGROW project organized by Mr. Brown Thumb. I’m participating again this year, which I’m very excited about. We’re growing three different kinds of seed this year: Basil ‘Cameo’ Lettuce ‘Garden Babies’ Marigold ‘Yellow Splash’ … Continue reading

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Five Minutes a Day

(Cross-posted on KingstownePatch) Weeding is a part of any gardener’s life. Like death and taxes, weeding is inevitable. I dislike weeding, but I prefer my yard when I don’t see Oxalis, wild tomatoes (nasty, prickly things), and other invaders. Because … Continue reading

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