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1 New Habit for 2019

So, here we are falling back into our winter work routines after some holiday time. Deep winter is on its way, and you are schlepping every day to work in your puffy coat. Even the South has had some unpleasant, unseasonal winter weather surprises.  Florida has faced an ugly red tide on the Atlantic side, with another one coming on the Gulf side. California dreamin’ has turned into wildfire and mudslide nightmares.

All your gardening plans that didn’t quite get fulfilled are now behind you. You might be even a little relieved that winter is here, and you’re off the hook. 

Latest Climate Change Report

But did you squirm just a little when the latest scientific report on climate change came out? Feeling a little guilty at your gardening relief? 

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“Sweet flowers are slow and weeds make haste”*

The Sentimental Gardener

I’m not a sentimental gardener…that is, I don’t let every cute little thing grow just to see whether it might have a flower.

Don’t get me wrong…I once tried the “wildflower mix”…but all the little spindly things looked no different from weeds. I didn’t know how to weed the patch and ended up ripping it all out. But in that spot, I still hesitate over some seedlings…thinking they might be leftovers and maybe I should let them grow. Continue reading ““Sweet flowers are slow and weeds make haste”*”