Category Archives: Garden

Another Year, Another Tulip

This brave little soul just decided to bloom today.  It is 73 º outside, so it has been fooled.  It is supposed to be nearly 80 tomorrow, and then a huge snowstorm on Wednesday.  Ah, life in Colorado. An old … Continue reading

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Thirty-Four Years

  By the Grace of God, it was 34 years ago today that I took my last drink of alcohol. A couple of non-program people have asked me in the last couple of days “Have you really never ever had … Continue reading

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First Rose of 2017

A mere twelve days ago, this rose was encased in snow and ice.  I cannot believe it persevered and is now a beautiful rose.  It is a fragrant cloud and lives up to its name.  Very beautiful aroma.  It is … Continue reading

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April Wednesday

Little Geranium seedlings, grown from seeds from the geranium I grew from seeds 2 years ago.  Oh, it is fun to watch these grow. I am now four months into retirement.  It is far more challenging than I had anticipated. … Continue reading

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A new flower to love

Last year I planted clematis in anticipation of a climbing vine with gorgeous purple flowers.  I had to wait a year, but it has come to be!  Love this!  I once had a climbing rose on this trellis, but it … Continue reading

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Easter Monday

Last week we got clobbered with a blizzard, so these flowers got buried in snow, and remain so.  Apparently we are expecting more snow today.  And Wednesday. There is a planned trip to Utah this weekend, but we are discussing … Continue reading

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Tuesday Morning

I keep pulling up little carrots while I am pulling weeds in my little garden.  They are adorable and taste delicious!  We had an insane wind blow through last night and I am afraid to look at the garden this … Continue reading

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