Category: garden

Flower show

Late flowers from the yard – stunted sunflower, coneflowers, dahlias.

planted peas

Exuberance over a warm day in Hancock, Maine (Zone 5b). Feeling safe from a hard frost, I planted peas along the wall of the chicken coop. They can climb the fence there.

may day

dates pinned down: May 31 for U Boxes in the driveway June 21 for U Boxes shipped to Surry, Maine May 27 (Friday) 6pm for masonry repair estimate tasks today: took filing cabinet to...

lady’s mantle etc.

Today I moved a clump of monarda out of the vegetable garden – the only one left after years of monarda abuse in that location, and they were so pretty. Also moved a few...

spreading rhubarb

The leftover rhubarb clumps have found new homes – four of them! the home of the gardener to whom I made the rhubarb drop Dolan Middle School’s garden St Catherine of Siena’s mini garden...

coles

planted the cole crops, seedlings: broccoli and kale first, then cabbages (green and red), then brussels sprouts this saturday heavy rain saturday night watered everything in thoroughly