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Tomato Time

Hey y’all in the North! Bet your veggies are just taking hold, and the bugs and diseases are about to creep in! Here on coastal Georgia, we are already harvesting! Already dealt with caterpillars and worms and whitefly! Captain Jacks … Continue reading

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So Easy to Get Lost

It is so easy to get lost in the tumble of days produced when a Pandemic seizes the world. Saturday? Thursday? The usual timetable gets thrown aside and the rhythms of your life are upended. The day ends, you watch … Continue reading

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Walking through your Neighborhood

Weather permitting, we try to walk at least once a day, and that does not include the short walks with the dogs. We are fortunate to live in a beautiful place. There are walking paths along both the Eastern and … Continue reading

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The Basics

In the midst of a world wide pandemic, we get back to basics. Forgoing pre-made meals and restaurant food, we head to the kitchen pantry. We think about the food pyramid and plan meals accordingly. The pantry holds many food … Continue reading

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Christmas pudding

You know the Christmas crunch has arrived when the Christmas shelves are empty and your stove and ovens are running full tilt. Savannah must be one of the most decorated cities in the universe at Christmas! Do the shelves in … Continue reading

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Mine no yuki

Some camellias will capture your attention more than others. And some perform so well that they become your favorite child. This year Camellia ‘Mine-no-yuki’ is on its way to becoming the favorite of ’19-20. This lovely white sasanqua was grown … Continue reading

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Forlorn November

November needs sunshine! But it is in short supply. Savannah is known for its shaded paths and streets, the mighty live oaks draped with Spanish moss casting sun beams in many directions. But when the cloud cover grows thick and … Continue reading

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Camellias Coming Along

November in my yard means the Camellias are coming! When we gardened in the Northeast, November meant clean up. A hard frost meant digging dahlias, cutting back perennials, leaving seed heads for the birds. But here in Georgia, we prepare … Continue reading

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Dear Dahlias

Dear Dahlias, In the North, you are awaiting the first killing frost. The freeze will set you free from all that continuous feeding and blooming. Soon you will throw off the cloak of bloom, and return to your resting state. … Continue reading

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Glorious Gingers

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