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The White Stuff Has Arrived!
The grayscale view across the Pond Gardens this morning. The First Snow fell last night and we woke this morning to a light layer of white covering everything. This is the snow that most people, even including myself, can be enthusiastic about: a novelty th...
The White Stuff Has Arrived!
The White Stuff Has Arrived!
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It's Mid-October already... Frost! and other updates
My view from sitting on the sunny steps in my Paradise Garden, last week, with roses, marigolds and lovely pink flowering tobacco that flowered for five months. Hello everyone, I don't know where the last month has gone since my last post, but we're certain...
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Mid-September Update
Yay! My Paradise Garden is free of netting. Hello everyone, it's been a month since I last posted and wanted to give an update on what's been happening in my gardens. After our usual intense summer heat, we had a couple weeks in which it rained almost every...
Mid-September Update
Mid-September Update
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The End of July, Already
Hello! It's hard to believe that July is nearly over and back-to-school is just around the corner already. It seems like this gardening season has simply flown by. But we did have a very late start to spring -- I wasn't able to do much work in our gardens u...
The End of July, Already
The End of July, Already
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Rain, glorious roses -- and Japanese Beetles!
A deep pink rose (possibly Buck rose 'Hi Neighbor') planted with dianthus in my Paradise Garden. Hello! The good news this week is that we've finally gotten some significant rain, after a month of zero rainfall. Thursday we got more than two inches, which, ...
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Mid-July Scenes
An unidentified (but beautiful) pink rose in the Paradise Garden. Greetings from the peak of summer! We finally got a bit rain last night after nearly a month without any at all -- which is strange, because other parts of Iowa have had so much rain that the...
Mid-July Scenes
Mid-July Scenes
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Our new pergola!
Greetings! I hope you are all enjoying the official first week of summer and that it's not too hot either -- it reached 96°F here today, but until today it's been actually quite pleasant, with temperatures in the 80s. My big news is that my final major impr...
Our new pergola!
Our new pergola!
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Mid-June Scenes
Greetings! Summer is underway here in the Midwest, even if it doesn't officially begin until next week -- we've been alternating a few sunny days of highs in the nineties with a few days of rainy, cooler weather for the past several weeks now. The roses hav...
Mid-June Scenes
Mid-June Scenes
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My Fountain Overfloweth
Success! I have been able to get the fountain in my new Paradise Garden to bubble forth like I had hoped it would. As I mentioned in my last post , I installed the fountain pump under the milk can, ran the output pipe up through a hole I cut in the bottom o...
My Fountain Overfloweth
My Fountain Overfloweth
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A HOT Memorial Day Weekend!
This might be slightly skewed by the air conditioner ten feet away, but not by more than a few degrees.... Greetings! Hot days here in Iowa -- it's been in the upper 90s most of the past week, which has meant a very short spring, after being so cold and sno...
A HOT Memorial Day Weekend!
A HOT Memorial Day Weekend!
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