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A Garden, Some Latin, Ai Weiwei

Beltane                                                     New Last Frost Moon The potatoes are in the ground.  The lettuce has two leaves, as does the spinach, a few beets have emerged.  The leeks look a bit droopy, but they’ll pick up.  The garlic is well over 6 inches now as it makes the final push for harvest in late June, early […]

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Salute to the Spring Ephemeral

Spring                                                  Waxing Bee Hiving Moon We have hundreds of daffodils just about ready to bloom.  A few scylla have popped up in the front and crocus, too.  Tulips have also broken through.  It’s an exciting time for a perennial lover, especially if you are, like me, a lover of the spring ephemerals, those hardy flowers […]

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Snow Drops Alive

Spring                                                                 Waxing Bee Hiving Moon The first flowers!  Snow drops.  Small white fairy caps dangling gently from a narrow, curved stem.  They jostle back and forth in the breeze.  There must be bloodroot blooming somewhere up here by now.  That’s one of the odd things about living in Andover, our spring arrives about a week […]

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