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We had delicious 60+ weather here on Saturday, and I was out for eight hours in the garden! On the first really warm day of spring, I get a little giddy with possibility. What this often translates into is starting … Continue reading
What’s a gardener to do? Do a little baking, make a cup of tea and curl up inside with a good book–in my case today, a Yip Harburg biography! I am SOOOO ready for sunshine, but today we got this: … Continue reading
Well, we are definitely having Pacific Northwest weather as of late–if you don’t like it, wait five minutes and it’ll change! If it’s not sunny and warm it’s snowing around here. However, we plug along, and make progress where we … Continue reading
So excited to have made the change–with a great deal of effort and help, I might add–to a self-hosted site at WordPress.org! The site has a fresh new look and feel, and I’ve brought over all of the previous blog … Continue reading
Hi everyone! It’s been really busy here, but very soon I will be having Minerva’s Garden make the switch from WordPress.com to WordPress.org, which will make the site better. Stay tuned for (hopefully) some blog beauty! Now, what in the … Continue reading
Welcome to 2012 at Minerva’s Garden. Sorry for the lack of posts lately–had a family member with emergency surgery, so things have been hectic. However, I’m back now! The weather reports are saying that we might get a bit of … Continue reading
Over the weekend, our across-the-street neighbor was raking up the many Japanese Maple leaves from his gorgeous tree, and so I ran out and asked him if I could take the leaves for my garden beds, pretty please? He said … Continue reading
The red-flowering currant, a Northwest-native plant and hummingbird favorite with the Latin name of Ribes sanguineum, not sure of the particular variety but could likely be the commonly sold ‘King Edward VII’, through the seasons at Minerva’s Garden in photos: … Continue reading
End of lovely September, and with it has come some wonderful flowers and produce from the garden: Meet ‘Sweet Caroline,’ a very pretty, late-blooming hibiscus. This plant is around four and a half-feet tall, and the flowers are huge–bigger than … Continue reading