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Buck Rose

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Beautiful Blooms In June

Our gardens are really showing off some colors!  I was busy most of the morning taking photographs before the winds picked up.  Everything looks so pretty. There are so many more but the wind started to blow!  Hope you enjoyed … Continue reading

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Iris

This year the iris are beautiful!  Blooms are bountiful and I’m actually seeing a few that haven’t bloomed in years and had forgotten what some have looked like. Here’s a pleasant surprise, a peach colored iris that is about to … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Brick Floor

Last week the floor of the greenhouse got finished and it really looks and feels good.  I asked my friend Nikki to help me lay the old brick. I let Nikki decide the patterns and how they should be placed. Check … Continue reading

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Rose Tea- Not Just For Roses

Post from Bees and Chicks Tuesday’s Tips Whip up a batch of my version of Rose Tea for a quick boost. I make this tea for roses, but irises and peonies love this as well. In my garden the blooms are … Continue reading

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A Gardeners Dream Come True!

Ray and I started the greenhouse a few weeks ago and it’s starting to look awesome!  We have been salvaging materials for a few years and last summer we were given some beautiful old windows and bricks from a remodel … Continue reading

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Garden Journal — Spring To Do List

Originally posted on Bees and Chicks:
I wrote this list for the colder Western regions, but Barbara pointed out that it works equally well for March gardens in Southern California. In the Rocky Mountains there’s a good chance you still…

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Bad Ass Deer Spray!

Here is some evidence that the deer spray is still working!  Cut flowers from my gardens here in Bayfield. This deer spray post was originally posted on my sister’s blog Bees and Chicks.  I have had many requests for the … Continue reading

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Signs Of Spring!

The weather in the last week here in SW Colorado has been wonderful and our thoughts are turning to our gardens.  Two weeks ago I wrote a spring to do list in the Bees and Chicks blog and I thought … Continue reading

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Roses in Autumn

I love the blooms of roses in the weeks before the first frost, the colors are exquisite.

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