Tag Archives: Durango Gardening

Happy Earth Day!

Hope everybody had the opportunity to get out and enjoy Earth Day.  I got to spend the day with two of my favorite people. Tam, Liv and I spent the day amending the soil in their raised beds and planted … Continue reading

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a few photos from my garden this season

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Winter Reading and iPad apps

It’s almost February and we are over the hump of winter. Just about this time gardeners start chomping at the bit to get back into their gardens.  For some of us it’s going to be about 8 more weeks of … Continue reading

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Greenhouse

Ray and I have have been working on the greenhouse throughout the summer.  Whenever we had some time off we worked on the outside trim and siding.  It really is coming along beautifully. Later on this winter we will do … Continue reading

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Daylilies

The rain last night and the cloud cover this morning inspired me to go out and photograph flowers this morning.  The light was wonderful.

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Beautiful Blooms In June

Our gardens are really showing off some colors!  I was busy most of the morning taking photographs before the winds picked up.  Everything looks so pretty. There are so many more but the wind started to blow!  Hope you enjoyed … Continue reading

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Iris part 2

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Iris

This year the iris are beautiful!  Blooms are bountiful and I’m actually seeing a few that haven’t bloomed in years and had forgotten what some have looked like. Here’s a pleasant surprise, a peach colored iris that is about to … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Brick Floor

Last week the floor of the greenhouse got finished and it really looks and feels good.  I asked my friend Nikki to help me lay the old brick. I let Nikki decide the patterns and how they should be placed. Check … Continue reading

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Rose Tea- Not Just For Roses

Post from Bees and Chicks Tuesday’s Tips Whip up a batch of my version of Rose Tea for a quick boost. I make this tea for roses, but irises and peonies love this as well. In my garden the blooms are … Continue reading

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