Monthly Archives: January 2014

The greatest garden poem ever written

I love this poem .  I wish like heck that I’d written it, but alas, I did not.  A woman named [pseudonymed, I see at Poetry‘s website] Biddy Jenkinson wrote it in Irish, and it was translated here into English by … Continue reading

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  And here it is mostly grown in, on November 7, 2013.  

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Here is the front flowerbed, newly created on July 15, 2013, and filled with perennials from the sale at Wilson Nursery.  I couldn’t just leave that whole front lawn in . . . lawn.    

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Before pictures of new garden in progress

  I don’t know how I managed to take a picture of the house before planting almost anything, but I did.  This pic probably was taken late in 2012 or very early 2013.  The stone left of the steps is … Continue reading

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New Rose Garden in Progress

At the end of 2012, we moved from Lexington to Frankfort.  Weirdly, I did not mind leaving the garden I had established over fourteen years.  I was looking forward to starting a new one on a blank canvas.  Not making the … Continue reading

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Chickens happened!

  Our used-to-be neighbor, whom we miss very much since we moved, finally got chickens.  They were hatched in November 2013.   They are mighty cute, and almost worthy of the palatial coop her husband built.        

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