Category Archives: Horticulture

Sharry Baby and plant watering

Once a week I try to remember to water the flowers. I love my plants but sometimes it is just hard to remember to do this task. I think that, perhaps, they gain from my procrastination and the fact that … Continue reading

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More poltergeist activity and phlox

The other day when I talked about strange happenings in our home, I neglected to mention the really odd one that happened in the yard. Samantha told me that there was a major leak and standing water behind the garage. … Continue reading

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Phlox!

Years ago, I bought a new version of phlox. I was well acquainted with the fragrant, relatively tall phlox of old, having seen it in my mother’s garden. It was something that was always there, always to be counted on, … Continue reading

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Volunteers!

The volunteers I am talking about are of the plant variety. ‘Volunteers,’ if I have the term down correctly, are the plants that end up in your garden in places that you may not have intended for them. I have … Continue reading

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Bob Enkey, Betty Koerner, and Achillea Ptarmica ‘Angels Breath’

It is the season of yarrow. It is a strange yarrow, with odd leaves. It is so odd that it took Bob Enkey a while before he could figure out what it was. It can be like a weed. It … Continue reading

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