Monthly Archives: April 2012

Losing ground with every step

The busy season has officially arrived at the dayjob.  Tomorrow is the first of May, and the madness will begin.  In truth, it already has.  For the next month I’m going to be gardening in quick bursts in the evenings. … Continue reading

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There is peace in the dirt beneath my fingers

The last week and change have been hard for me.  A close friend passed away, and I’ve really been struggling with that.  My garden has really helped with the coping process.  Plants always seem to make me feel better when … Continue reading

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Ground like rock and dust

Today it rains.  Finally.  It started around 10:30.  Before the rain started, I got some planting done, mercifully.  The poor things had been living in their pots for far too long.  And so there are pictures of my fledgling rock … Continue reading

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A drought is coming

It is very dry and windy here, and the last appreciable rain I remember was in February.  The ground is hard to walk on, with no give at all.  It is going to be a hot, dry summer. We’ve had … Continue reading

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An icy wind blows

My week at the dayjob got rather abruptly busy, so there has been little time for gardening of my own, but I have today and tomorrow off, so planting will be done tomorrow probably.  Planting and planning, actually.  I have … Continue reading

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