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Crabapple flowering

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Working in the rain

It rained three times so far this week. This morning a gentle rain was falling; a rain that reminded me of days in Seattle; a rain that would not stop any true northwesterner from being outside; a rain that never stopped me from working in the yard and garden. So outside I went. I’m expecting … Continue reading »

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The Color and the Brown

Bushes are brown, but flowers still appear, giving color and hope in this dry summer. And it rained this morning (oh happy day!).

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Trees in the Dry Summer of 2012

I must admit that I have not been a good tree keeper this summer. It has been hot. It has been dry. And I don’t usually water. A lot of times, that does not matter because many plants are pretty resilient. But sometimes I should be more vigilant. We’ve lost trees to hot and dry … Continue reading »

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