Tag Archives: Plant

Squashed Hopes

I had great hopes for those squash seedlings I planted in huge pots in the spring. Their huge leaves soon hid the top of the pots and big yellow flowers blossomed into beautiful bouquets. I noticed a fading of the … Continue reading

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Blood Roots

Couldn’t help posting this picture of my stunning companion, Bloodroot, the first to announce the official start of good weather in my garden. This native poppy goes by many names: Indian paint, redroot, puccoon and war paint are the most common. … Continue reading

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A Girl’s Ten Green Outside Friends

In one of my last posts I mentioned some of my interior green-feminine friends. I will continue with the hardy ones that can withstand the harsh Quebec winters and still manage to bounce back smiling and beautiful. There are so … Continue reading

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A Girl’s Ten Best Green Friends

    My yard is still covered with snow but spring brings that green urge in me.  I’m obsessive about checking my new seedlings that are doing their best to grow in their little pots by the window. If I … Continue reading

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Plant Spirit

The month of snow and strong winds sweeps in my feelings of guilt towards all plants I have neglected and mistreated during the past year. My house plants suffer most during the summer months when I give all my attention … Continue reading

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