Countdown to SPRING

Here on the east coast, we’ve been getting hammered by snow and polar vortexes this winter. I’m getting sick of seeing white (and gray) everywhere, and we are all definitely ready for sunshine and some warmth. 14 days till SPRING!! Not that I think we won’t still have snow on the ground by then… but [...]

March 5, 2014 · Sheryl · No Comments
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A little spring in my step…

Ok, ok, it’s been really way too long. Let’s get everyone up to speed, shall we? So last post I had was tracking Hurricane Sandy (well, I guess it was technically Halloween, but I’m pretty sure I actually wrote that one a few weeks ahead of time) and although we lucked out with no damage [...]

March 25, 2013 · Sheryl · No Comments
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Spring has almost completely sprung!

As the days get longer, we are nearing the summer solstice, and spring is almost over! I have a lot of ‘spring’ posts still to write so I should really get crackin! It’s also probable that some of those posts will be slightly outdated with the pretty flowers in the pictures actually laying as puddles [...]

June 11, 2012 · Sheryl · No Comments
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Early Spring Blooms

So you already know that the daffodils have arrived, but what, do you ask, are the other early spring blooms in my garden? The pristine primrose — seriously, they look fake, right? Pretty purple flowers from the ground cover that I’m still working on finding the name for (please ignore the leaves, this was taken [...]

March 30, 2012 · Sheryl · No Comments
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Plant that seed!

I found this great website that sells every seed imaginable. After being limited to the Home Depot selection, this seemed like a dream come true. http://www.swallowtailgardenseeds.com/index.html After I had about 20 different seeds in the shopping cart, I realized I had a problem.  This blog has been feeding a growing obsession that I haven’t figured [...]

March 16, 2012 · Sheryl · No Comments
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Almost spring…

I thought March 1st was appropriate to share my first post with the world – or more likely, my nearest and dearest.  March is the month that holds the Spring Equinox (in the Northern Hemisphere anyway), and when we start to find that perfect weather balance – not too cold, not too hot – while [...]

March 1, 2012 · Sheryl · 3 Comments
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