Monthly Archives: November 2011

Feelin’ farmy

Very busy in plant land this long weekend. Feeling very farmy/mad scientist.* Proud and relieved to say that my basement farm is finally in order… I feel ready for winter, mostly. (Except for all those unplanted tulip bulbs… sigh.) Prior … Continue reading

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Petunias to mums: bring it!

As many of you know, I sustain a deep, primal hatred for mums. I know I have expressed myself fully on this fascinating topic, but I think it bears repeating, especially in light of the above photo. See, earlier this … Continue reading

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Creating coleus, part I

Got out the gate on the winter Coleus farm this weekend… finally! My formerly flourishing friends have been living in the basement under lights since the Halloween snow and most are looking none-the better for the move indoors. Take for … Continue reading

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Plant porn Phriday: tree of blasphemy

I normally try very hard not to indulge in public blasphemy. Why disrespect that which others find sacred, right? But this very porno tree… well, it was one temptation I just could not resist. Is it my fault it’s on … Continue reading

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Plant porn Phriday: greenie weenie II

In honor of Friday 11/11/11… (Which has no meaning, right, since calendar systems are arbitrary man-made affairs and the earth is wobbling itself right out of all astrologically-significant alignments, right?* But I digress.) Plant porn! This diminutive but cheerful image … Continue reading

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Tater surprise

I have been a TERRIBLE blogger* lately. And an equally appalling gardener. OK, now that’s out of the way. Here come the excuses… First, the FREAK Halloween snow… the cold… the power outage (less than 24 hours for us, admittedly). … Continue reading

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