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    Gardening 2018

    Spring is trying to move in, and the garden is starting to show some color.

    Hellebores (lentenrose)
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    Oh, how pretty! Thank you, Heidi.

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    CATS, he said eventually. CATS ARE NICE.

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    Very nice, thank you!
    Nancy



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    So pretty, thanks! We had tulips sneaking up but just had a snowstorm and it was freezing 😾

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    It is a rainy, damp day today, about 38 degrees F, but I still enjoyed walking through the garden to look at everything that's in bloom right now.

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    So nice to see the early bloomers. I didn't recognize the name Pieris but with a google search, discovered some of us know it as the lovely Andromeda.

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    Spring has sprung. Wait a minute, there's possible snow in the forecast for Saturday.
    I'm over it, I want it to warm up, and plant as many flowers as possible, and get my hibernating plants out of the basement!

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    The gardening year is finally in full swing, and everything looks so beautiful after all the rain. Today we made it to 80F.

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    Walking Egyptian onion (when the tops get too heavy, they bend over, touch the ground and start growing from there
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    Willa (5/1/1997-3/17/2018)

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    Lovely!!!

    I meant," said Ipslore bitterly, "what is there in this world that truly makes living worthwhile?"
    Death thought about it.
    CATS, he said eventually. CATS ARE NICE.

    -- Terry Pratchett (1948ó2015), Sourcery

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    I grow some vegetables in my garden and some orchids too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sleepgrazed View Post
    I grow some vegetables in my garden and some orchids too.
    Wow, where do you live that you can grow orchids in your garden?
    I've Been Frosted

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    In our area, North Carolina, quite a few hardy orchids are growing.

    https://www.plantdelights.com/blogs/...-in-the-garden
    Willa (5/1/1997-3/17/2018)

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    Lilacs in full bloom
    Scent the air with perfumed spice
    Memories, portent

    The heavy clusters
    Bend time, itís forever May;
    We are young once more

    Gathering armfuls
    From abandoned places, white
    And purple, fragrant

    Silent beauty like
    Love notes from ghost gardeners
    Tinged with wistful tones
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    I've Been Frosted

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