Garden Path Weed Destruction, Organically

Your raised vegetable garden is beautifully laid out. You’ve tended your seedlings with care. Almost everything managed to get planted this past spring. It’s been a banner year so far, with the perfect rain to sun ratio. But it seems that instead of enjoying the lush view punctuated with a little watering here and a […]

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The Passing of the Pansies

Pansies planted in the fall are vibrant and beautiful. They muddle through the winter, look brilliant in a frost, then come up shining again in the spring only to die in the heat that begins to brutalize Baltimore at the beginning of May. They never seem to retain their full glory for Mother’s Day. Year […]

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They Say God is a Tarheel

God must be a Tarheel because the sky is Carolina blue.  Well, the sky was Carolina blue yesterday and it came crashing down all over the yellow of Marquette in the Sweet Sixteen round.   Later in the day, Kentucky blue crushed the red out of the number one tournament seed, Ohio State, in what was […]

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Pitchers & Catchers Report to Spring Training

Roses are supposed to be pruned in February.  And on Sunday, I pruned mine.  It was incredibly exciting because I am the proud owner of a new pair of pruners — Fiskars Cuts 3X Easier pruners.  I won them from my new favorite gardening blog Garden Rant.  To celebrate, my husband bought me these fabulous […]

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