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In January I watch my garden from the porch, balcony and driveway, and through every window in the house; I study the dead, dormant and living from afar. I check the rosemary and lavender to see how they’re faring. From … Continue reading

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Before I could cover my ears, Ron Hearst of KY3 News said two nasty words. He announced a killing frost would occur Halloween night; as if October 31st wasn’t scary enough without Jack Frost creeping around the yard taking out … Continue reading

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Three years ago a Master Gardener described my garden as eclectic, semi-formal cottage. She toured my garden last year and said it looked wonderful considering I was raising my three-year-old granddaughter and advocating for a sibling group of six foster … Continue reading

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The discovery of a woodchuck burrow in the garden was disheartening. I have enough garden foes— deer that lie in our grass and dine at night; they won’t run unless you chase them, and invincible, invisible armadillos. Not to forget … Continue reading

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Countless gardeners say they’re anal or have Type A personalities. Gardeners are a bit dysfunctional due to their desire to control—nature among other things—but I’ve known gardeners who believe their super-power methodology bestows life to every plant in their garden. … Continue reading

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