Category Archives: Gardens

Spring Has Sprung!

At long last, Spring has arrived. The daffodils are up and the hyacinth I planted last Fall have survived! It has been one of the wettest Aprils that I can remember and that follows the wettest March. Everything is a … Continue reading

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Happy Fall!

  Last time I wrote I was waiting for Spring!  Well, Spring arrived at long last and quickly turned into the hottest, wettest, most humid summer I can ever remember.  By the end of July I was tired of the … Continue reading

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Spring? Anyone seen Spring?

  So it snowed today.  No accumulation…just snowflakes floating down all morning.  Sigh.  It is gray and raw and very unSpringlike and it is April!  A few brave little green sprouts are emerging but I haven’t even raked out the beds. … Continue reading

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June Update

 So June arrived.  Not sure how that happened as it seems it was only early May a short time ago…when Fiona arrived.   It has been a busy time for us. There is Fiona, of course, who is always busy playing … Continue reading

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Spring Projects…and a Pleasant Surprise

We have been home now for about two months.  Ireland seems a distant memory in many ways.  So what have we been doing?  We have been busy settling in, and we have been making a list of things we want to do … Continue reading

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Fall Arrives!

At long last, summer appears to be over.  The cool crisp air of Autumn is arriving….we even had  a few rainy days!  Everything seems to be breathing a sigh of relief.  The few things left in the gardens are very happy! … Continue reading

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The Gardens of Brookwood Shire …part 2

Summer.  This has been the hottest, driest summer I can ever remember.  The gardens are really struggling.  Add to that that I have not had time to tend them as I usually do and it is understandable that they are not as … Continue reading

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