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Blooming-Mar

• African daisies
• California Poppy
• Calendula
• Calla Lily
• Narcissus
• Mexican Sage
• Ivy geranium
• Mexican Sage
• Pride of Madera
• Lantana
• Society garlic
• Wild geranium

Harvesting-Mar

• Baby arugula
• Onion and garlic greens
• Thyme
• Rhubarb

A Visit to Duke Gardens-Across the U.S.

Purple Allium in Duke Gardens

Those Allium are something special!

I’ve spent a few hours a day in the garden this week. Partly because it was neglected due to our trip across the U.S. to visit sons and granddaughters. I always hate to leave home. I don’t like leaving those dear labradoodles to which we have become very attached. […]

Time to Plant on the Central Coast?

Pretty in Pink: Anna apple bloosoms

I haven’t begun planting seeds this year. I’ve weeded and created drainage ditches for runoff. I’ve also been playing with, training, and walking those two sweet labradoodles that we acquired in the fall. In general, I’ve enjoyed the wet December, the warm January, and the cold February. But I haven’t been gardening!

Pretty in […]

Two Labradoodles in the Garden

Tillie and Mattie Are Friends

Tillie and Mattie Are Friends

I’ve not had a moment to garden in the last six weeks since Matilda or “Tillie”, the chocolate Australian labradoodle, came to live with us. For the last five years, we’ve been dogless. In some ways life during our dogless days was easier. The house was cleaner, the garden […]