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Hey You Over There!

This is my latest installment in the Grow Write Guild. Evidently one of my houseplants has taken offense at my lack of attention.           Hey, you!  Over there with the curly hair and the coffee mug permanently attached to your hand.  Yes, YOU!  Did you forget about me again?  I’m at…

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An Unexpected Benefit

One of the unexpected benefits of being a part of my local rose society, the Greater Atlanta Rose Society, is getting to be the muscle pushing the shovel for a turn at shovel pruning roses. In exchange for relieving a local rosarian of some roses that weren’t working in her garden anymore, I came home…

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Getting Some Sun

While we’re enjoying a few warm days and a picnic lunch replete with woodpecker accompaniment, our seedlings and seed cups are enjoying the sun for a bit. With a sunny day or 2 to enjoy, we decided to turn off the seed starting lights and let the natural light warm the seed cups. Using a…

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Still Can’t Iron the Roses

Remember last fall, when I cautioned you about the perils of propagating roses in your bathroom? I warned you of the bad things that could happen to your roses when you tangle with the ironing board? I did not take my own advice. I have had another rose mishap to prove it. Sigh. It’s yet…

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Let’s Play a Matching Game!

Today, I need your help playing a matching game. One day last week when it was warm and beautiful outside and spring was teasing us, I sowed a few seeds in our buckets. Can you guess what these little green seedlings are? Me neither! Woohoo! I had very intention of labeling the buckets but forgot…