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Plant People

Today’s high is only 77°F (25°C). In fact, it looks like the seventies are stayin on a while. The way most people are happy about warm winter days, I’m always happy for cold fronts in summer, cause a bitch can … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — It Rants and It Shows You Sheds

Gentle Reader, Feel free to skip the words. Regular Reader, Lean in. I’ve been gettin out quite a bit lately. Wearin shoes and bras all the goddamn time. I’ve been runnin around like a headless chicken. Lakka-lakka-lakka, Drew would say. … Continue reading

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Share Your World — May 15, 2017

How many languages do you you speak? Um, I speak English, Sarcasm, and Profanity fluently. I speak French and Toddler proficiently. I speak Spanish poorly, and can only get into trouble in Italian. The latter two, I am much better at reading … Continue reading

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Five or Six Weekends

I pulled into the drive last night and found my first tulip had opened. I took a photo, but it’s blurry. I think you can tell, from what’s goin on around that tulip, what I need to do with my … Continue reading

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SoCS — Slug Love

I keep the slugs off the hydrangeas, but otherwise, I let them roam and munch. Plenty of green for them to fill their bellies. Now and again I find a slug in the house, usually because the animals all gather round … Continue reading

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SoCs — West Side Story

I want to tell you about my hibiscus. They’re all over the west side of my yard. They’re hardy hibiscus, not to be confused with tropical hibiscus. They start blooming in July and they continue until the frost. They make … Continue reading

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SoCS — Sowing Seconds

Last night Skipah and I were chattin about our Hoosierland gardens, although commiseratin might be a better verb choice. The spring was too wet, too cold, and too late for gardening standards. If you read me in the spring, then … Continue reading

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Share Your World #23

What was one of your first moneymaking jobs (other than babysitting or newspaper delivery)? You know those places in the mall with the giant decorated cookies? There. But my boss was a lech so I quit after about 6 months. … Continue reading

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Who’s Contrary Now?

Gardening is a great joy for me. I do not know how old I was when my mother put me to work in the garden, but I reckon I was knee-high to a grasshopper. I’ve never outgrown the miracle that … Continue reading

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Let’s not panic…

My husband doesn’t know anything about plants. He calls them all weeds. While I have unwillingly accumulated knowledge about all things war and ordnance, he has somehow never learned a thing about gardening. It’s fine, really. I point to things and say, … Continue reading

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