Posts Tagged "Seed Savers Exchange"

Blessings of Such Beauty

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Garden Thoughts | 3 comments

Is it spring or winter? As I mentioned in my last post, my garden was responding to the unseasonably warm temperatures. The daffodils were rising ever higher toward the sky, clover was sprouting all throughout, irises were poking through, more violas were springing up in containers and all throughout the garden, chives and garlic onions were poking through the earth and if I am not mistaken, there was a mass of Flander’s poppy seedlings emerging. I say all these things in the past tense because the garden was quite rightly responding to what they perhaps considered an early spring. Then, in...

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Sweet Cicely

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in Garden Thoughts | 0 comments

Sweet Cicely

26 May 2013 06:35 a.m. The title of this post immortalizes the feeling I had the day I planted four of these seeds. They were unusual looking seeds and I am looking forward to them sprouting. Here is an excerpt from my written journal I created that day: I sit now in relative peace and quiet and it is very relaxing. I was up with the sun and I feel blessed to have seen it rise. As I write these words I am reminded of Diane Lane in Under the Tuscan Sun as she writes a postcard for someone else. I am reciting what I write in my head just as she did in the movie. There is a slight breeze which...

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The Gift of Spring

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Garden Thoughts | 0 comments

The Gift of Spring

Dear Friends, It is amazing what can happen in just two and a half weeks! Spring has finally arrived and actually, the temperatures lately have been more summer than spring like. Like all things, this is only temporary though and cooler weather returns this week. With the warmer weather, I am pleased to share that everything seemed to make it through the record cold mentioned in the last post. All the new plants suffered a little bit but overall made it through unscathed. The rock jasmine’s canopy of miniature white flowers died off so I cut them back. Today, I noticed they are coming back...

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