Category Archives: Horticulture

Diversity in the backyard

I got up, not wanting to get out of bed but being forced to by my body. It feels way too uncomfortable if I stay in bed too long. It is better to get moving. I went through my morning … Continue reading

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Channeling Betty

I am decidedly channeling my mother, Betty Bori Koerner. The gifts that people give you take many forms, some of them are spiritual, some of them are physical, and some of them are within. My mom was an inveterate plant … Continue reading

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Yaking, portable greenhouses, and the Fire Stick from Amazon Hell

We had decided that we were going to go kayaking no matter what. Mike thought early and so did I. I originally thought of Van Patten Woods, Sterling Lake, a favorite, but we opted for closer and went to the … Continue reading

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Day Four of Forcing Forsythia

As with so many things in our lives for some of us, the background information of how and when things happen is quite interesting. I am fascinated about how many things work and I am sure that I am not … Continue reading

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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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