a dusting of snow

Watching the Seasons
A little bit of snow on my garden. I thought it looked pretty. It will go away soon as we are expecting lots of rain tonight. I don’t think we have had snow here since last Nonmember and December. What an unusual winter and spring.
 
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red-winged blackbirds arrive

Watching the Seasons
I was so happy to go down to my garden and hear the red-winged blackbirds had arrived. There were many of them all around the pond, singing away. I wish I could get a picture of them. A flock of Canada geese arrived yesterday and are adding their honking to…
 
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another full harvest moon

Watching the Seasons
Its a full harvest moon tonight. I’ve pretty much harvested everything for today by now.  Its chilly. Time to hang out inside. OMG old times with Neil Young! Harvest Moon. Come a little bit closer Hear what I have to say Just like children sleeping We could dream this night…
 
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spring!!!

Watching the Seasons
The first day of spring – one of my favorite days! I have 8 trays of seedlings planted so far. Some are doing very well. A tray of wild flower seeds I collected are taking their time to sprout. No problem. Sometimes these take 30 days or so. I am…
 
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Happy New Year

Watching the Seasons
Today is the first page of a 365 page new book, a 365 day new garden season. A new slate, fresh soil, new plans to make. May all your New Years dreams come true.
 
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Thanksgiving

Watching the Seasons
Max Coots: A Harvest of People Let us give thanks for a bounty of people: For generous friends, with smiles as bright as their blossoms. For feisty friends as tart as apples; For continuous friends who, like scallions and cucumbers, keep reminding us that we’ve had them. For crotchety friends,…
 
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favorite sounds

Watching the Seasons
As I go to bed, I am listening out the window to rain falling after a nice spring day in the garden. One of my favorite sounds. I can just imagine the plants growing and the soil drinking in the moisture.
 
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