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I’m back! Gardening and blogging in Zone 5a


Each spring, I re-launch my blog. It’s an exercise in learning more about writing blog articles, WordPress websites, and what motivates on social media. To avoid crossing streams, because to quote Ghost-Buster’s movie “that would be bad”, I write about … Continue reading

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Which daylilies should I add to my garden?


Aren’t daylilies the best? From the orange ditch lilies in front of every farmhouse in Wisconsin to the beauties cultivated by the Wisconsin Daylily Society, I love them all. Easy to grow. Easy to maintain. And so many choices. I’d … Continue reading

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Bringing the garden indoors


Most gardeners seem to find ways to bring the what they love into their homes. Whether it is grasscloth wallpaper, floral upholstery, or paintings on the wall. I love finding new artists who inspire me as a gardener.

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Getting help when you needed it


We were barely in our new home a year when my husband informed me that while gardening was my passion it was not his. He was willing to help with an occasional heavy lifting job (digging up shrubs or spreading … Continue reading

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