Dara

Hope this finds you all well and happy. I must apologize to you for not being in contact for so long. Sadly, it’s been a hell of a couple of years for me. First John die, and then I got sepsis and near died, and at the end of 2021, I got Covid. I don’t …

Dara

Over the summer, I have been sharing my attempt to propagate a beautiful yellow rose growing beautifully in my friend Jean’s back garden. It is a lovely rose-floribunda with a bright yellow color and a fantastic scent. Jean purchased this rose sometime in the 1970s, and she doesn’t know the name. That means I can’t …

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 …

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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 …