Category Archives: Horticulture

It’s that time of year!

Yes, it is that time of year. Locust leaves are everywhere. It is even hard soaping down my plants that are outside and then rinsing because it is hard to remove the locust leaves before I bring them in. With … Continue reading

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Backyard Report on the Koerner Nature Preserve (our outdoor room)

This has been a busy bird week or should I say a busy week for me as I fill the two bird feeders with sunflower seeds. In the several years that we have been doing this, I have never had … Continue reading

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The day after…

As much as I love the grandkids, I savor the day after they are here to bask in the loveliness of retirement and although I am clearly not sitting around resting on my supposed ‘laurels,’ I don’t have anything that … Continue reading

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Thoughts of Subaru, Compost, Being rear-ended, and broken teeth

We started out the day by taking my car to the garage for service. While returning from Canada (and I thought I heard an inkling of it beforehand), we heard what I correctly recognized as exhaust system issues. I had … Continue reading

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Nutscene and it isn’t just my domicile!

I got home from Stratford and of course immediately fell into my work routine and started noticing things that needed my attention. The intense heat had depleted the water supply of the pond, which is clear by the way, and … Continue reading

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