Monthly Archives: August 2012

Nature Does it Best

I am home again after visiting my new grandson, Forrest Reed J. He is of course small and perfect. For all the time and energy I put into my gardens it is a bit disheartening to see what Nature accomplished … Continue reading

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Just a small request

I’m about to walk out the door to the car, headed to Alberta to meet my new grandson, not yet a day old! I leave you with this last entry before I return. I’d like to ask for an extra … Continue reading

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The Farm in Mid-August

The drought seems to have passed at last and mowing is back on the agenda when things dry out a bit! I’m not convinced that the water has reached deeply, but at least we have had some honest rain. Here … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday (6)

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August Surprise

At some point this month a new grandchild is expected. Bets have been placed on when the exact day will be and whether a baby boy or baby girl is joining the family tree: Dad: Aug 19 (Girl?) Mom: Aug … Continue reading

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Update on Lily Beetles

This is an update on two previous posts: https://gardenbugworld.wordpress.com/2012/07/23/lily-beetle-concoction https://gardenbugworld.wordpress.com/2012/07/25/july-25-2012-a-date-to-remember/ I recently asked lily grower Tom Gratrix about the concoction that assists with the lily beetle problem. I got this reply: Hi Marie I do not use this concoction personally … Continue reading

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