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Flora…

100_3893_2 I love gardening!  I came back from Pete's Garden (wish there was a link to this place) with oodles of awesome plants.  I mostly got herbs (silver-edged thyme and golden thyme and variegated sage) and container plants for my pots.  Something about a garden nursery just thrills me to pieces!  I don't know if it's  the fact that it is finally warm outside (80 F today) or that all of these flowers will make my yard beautiful or that I just love digging in the dirt or that I love to watch things grow or that I can change my garden at my whim….*shrug*

What's the answer? 

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Anyone else have a strange affinity for gardening?  The weird thing is that I'm not *great* at it – there are some people who just have a natural green-thumb.  I do have a sense of the style of a garden and the color-scheme is pretty easy to figure out – the part that is hard for me is figuring out which flowers for which soils (ours is heavy clay) and watering needs. (we need a LOT in our drought-like summers)

So basically I have no cool, witty ending to this blog post.  Just that man, I loves me some flowers.

By | 2017-02-06T10:58:33+00:00 April 21st, 2005|

2 Comments

  1. Heather April 24, 2005 at 9:57 am - Reply

    I love to LOOK at flowers but I have not a green part in my body…LOL! So glad you enjoy it! 😉

  2. Leah April 25, 2005 at 6:18 am - Reply

    “I loves me some flowers.”
    Me too! I’ve been excited for the spring weather so we can see what this yard looks like in bloom. Nuthin’ much so far. *sigh* But that can be good, right? Fresh canvas, I guess.
    Your climate and soil sound a lot like Kansas City. I’m totally impressed that you can get your garden to grow, Bethany. I’m hoping that Rochester is like Toronto — virtually foolproof conditions! 😉
    —Leah

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