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Gardening in 2017 with Ovarian Cancer

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

There would have been no garden without Harv. He did it all. Every morning I take his arm and we hobble out to check the tomatoes and see what flowers we should pick. Fragrant peonies — the queen of flowers Which color of zinnia do you like best? My fuzzy wuzzy sunflower to brighten your […]

Gardening in 2016

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Thank you, Lord, for flowers.

Sob! Sob! It’s going to frost tonight

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Must pick them all before dark. Dahlias Dahlias The last of the zinnias La Luna dahlia Zinnias — which color do you want? Fuzzy Wuzzy Dahlia Innocence Dahlia Victoria Ann Dahlia Munchkin with flowers

An Illinois Garden in July

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Double Hollyhocks First dahlia of the summer. The fuzzy sunflower. Zinnia My fluffy sunflower. A munchkin in the sunflower bed. Some zinnias to brighten your day.

Late Summer Garden in Illinois

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

The seeded Concord grapes One day’s picking My favorite flower, probably The maroon sunflowers The yellow, buttery dahlia The red and white dahlia Today I must abandon the Principle of Non-Aggression as applied to gardening. I have tried all summer, but finding two snakes in my dahlia bed is too much to ask. Unusual creature […]

My Illinois-in-July Garden

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

My fluffy sunflower. We always stop cutting asparagus on July 4 so it can develop strong roots for next year. Three kinds of double hollyhocks — red, white, and cream. We’ll have chestnuts this year, despite the Japanese beetles. Two kinds of Concord grapes — seedless and seeded. The small purple dahlia. The melons, cucumbers, […]

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