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May Dreams Gardens · 2h ago

My Book is Six Months Old This Week and You Get a Present

My book, Potted and Pruned: Living a Gardening Life, is six months old this week. That's right. Time flies! The hardcover edition was officially published on February 23, 2017 and the softc...
May Dreams Gardens · 1d ago

Garden Fairies Discuss the Eclipse Happening on August 21, 2017

Garden fairies here. We are garden fairies and we  decided that we would post about the eclipse happening on Monday, August 21, 2017 because it appears that Carol is not going to post about ...
May Dreams Gardens · 5d ago

Eulogy for a Tree

The other day, my sister, who lives with her family in the house we all grew up in, sent out a text to let us know a crew was cutting down the maple tree in the front yard the next morning. ...
May Dreams Gardens · 1w ago

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day - August 2017

Welcome to Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day for August 2017. Here in my USDA Hardiness Zone 6a garden in central Indiana, summer is humming along to the tune of bees buzzing and birds singing. W...
May Dreams Gardens · 1W ago

Who's in the garden?

It was that kind of gentle, quiet rustling that makes you think someone is trying to sneak up on you while you've got your head down in the squash plants trying to find those little hidden s...
May Dreams Gardens · 1W ago

What in the name of gardening...

What in the name of gardening is going on here? I left my garden for six days and apparently, the rain—the abundant, wet, wonderful rain—left, too. Upon my return I found a dry garden. I e...
May Dreams Gardens · 2W ago

When a gardener goes for a walk

I walked around my neighborhood today.  I wanted to check out the petunias I planted at the entrance earlier in the spring—they are doing fine thanks for asking—and I decided the exercise wo...
May Dreams Gardens · 3W ago

A Gardener's Wardrobe

There was a time in my life when I had three sets of socks.  I had socks to wear with slacks to work, socks to wear when not gardening, and socks to wear when gardening. The primary differe...
May Dreams Gardens · 4W ago

Garden Fairies Fess Up

Garden fairies here. We are garden fairies and we are going to fess up to something we did in Carol's garden.  But first, before we offer our "fess up" let us tell you that we make no apolo...
May Dreams Gardens · 1M ago

Love, Your Happy Gardening Camper

Mid-July Dear Mom and Dad, Our camp counselor told us that we should write home from Camp Garden-A-Lot so that is what I am doing. I'm not sure how you chose this place, but you should k...