First Hard Frost

We had our first hard frost on the 17th; a low of 31 degrees.  It was cold enough to ensure that the dahlias, coleus, cannas, and other tender perennials were done for the season. I awoke to a world dusted in white and came home after work to blackened foliage throughout the garden. The first... Continue Reading →

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – October 2017

Happy Halloween all!  Thank you Carol for continuing to host the monthly GBBD. It's been an unpredictable autumn here in northern NY.  We started out cool and wet in August, and then rocketed into 3 weeks of 80-90 degree weather with no rain in September.  October has been unseasonably warm as well, but thankfully we've... Continue Reading →

End of Month View – September 2017

Thanks to Steve at Glebe House for hosting this meme. It's been a strange autumn so far.  August brought us some lovely, cool temperatures with light rains; the leaves began their color changes, pumpkins were harvested and it was beginning to feel a lot like fall. Then, without warning, September brought tropical heat and humidity,... Continue Reading →

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