Dara

I want to thank those who responded yesterday to my post on garden journaling. I’m pleased you told me you thought it was a good idea and that you would start a journal. I googled garden journaling today and found out it is NOT a new idea. It seems gardeners have been indexing and journaling …

Dara

The concept of journaling and project books has been around for years. I never organized myself around that concept, and now I see the errors of my ways, as they say. It is mid-summr now and a good time to update garden projects. Front Lamppost Garden Today I will give you a tour of my …

Dara

A few weeks ago, I shared a post about finding old incomplete dish sets around the house. I did find a few! One small group of bowls I found were from a company called Pfaltzgraff. I had a complete set of these stoneware dishes in the 1980s. However, the only remnants left in my house …

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I don’t know why, but I have multiple dish sets. There is my Royal Doulton wedding china in the buffet. My cabinets house a set of white dishes, Villeroy & Boch, white and green trimmed Dansk dishes, and some colorful Chinese bowls for condiments. A couple of weeks ago, I found some large white bowls …

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I must say I am sorry for the lack of posting I have been offering these past months. Covid, a bereavement, and an illness all hit me within a year, and I just went onto a deep funk. However, this spring has revived me a bit, and I have gotten my medical condition sorted for …