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Slow Spring is Breaking

Spring has been slow in breaking this year. The surest sign it will truly come, to me, is a sunny daffodil bursting forth from the cold ground. This single intrepid blossom assures me spring is going to explode soon!

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Waiting

‘Tis the season of waiting. Waiting for leaves to burst forth. Waiting for for the daffodils and squills to brighten dreary spring days.   Waiting to meander up the river, away from cell phone service, questions, and answers. Waiting for … Continue reading

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Miracles

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein. During this post-holiday, dead-of-winter time it is hard to see the miracles … Continue reading

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Spring Promise

Spring is supposed to be a time of joy, renewal, optimism, sunshine. But sometimes, like Christmas, the stress of the season can be overwhelming. Those of us in any form of agriculture feel the pressure of weather, timing, the gamble … Continue reading

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The Sound of Silence

I love Spring.   I love growing plants and the hustle and bustle of a busy greenhouse season. I love seeing the joy on customers’ faces when they pick just the right plants. I love making people happy with Grandma’s … Continue reading

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Sure sign of Spring

It’s finally here. The surest sign that spring has finally arrived at our farm. It’s not the bright yellow dahlias. Or the cheery Rosy Jane Gaura. Or the chilly, snowy-breasted rooster. It obviously isn’t the lawn chairs patiently waiting for … Continue reading

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Savoring Saturday

I’ve been savoring my Saturdays. Sundays, too. This was the last weekend I can call my own until mid-July. My three-ring circus is so seasonal. A month ago we started turning all that brown stuff green. While I haven’t gotten … Continue reading

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It’s Time!

I’m working hard at trying to think Spring. -32 degrees makes it hard. But the forecast is good. The Flower House Garden Center is warming up. And this Crocodile geranium is waiting make baby Crocodiles! So the down-time is over. It’s time. … Continue reading

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Spring Fever

Days are getting longer. The thermometer has finally risen above zero degrees. Christmas is over. Although Valentine’s Day is the next big event, Spring is what is on our minds these days. I have been waking up thinking about getting … Continue reading

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Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. Lao Tzu

This quote is absolutely spot on this year! Nature is about a month behind the calendar and those of us in the north country are belly aching about rain, clouds, cool weather and excessive mowing. Yet, the flowers are still blooming, … Continue reading

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