Pursuit of MTPots

Many years ago I discovered that potted plants, left in a certain sheltered location outside, will survive the winter.  In fact, they can survive several winters.  And so, over the years, I became inundated with plants in pots. It goes something like this… A friend shares a plant and I don’t know where to plant it, […]

The Cost of Waking up to Daylily Hill

Recently I was thinking about the cost of daylilies. No, this is not about money.  Maybe you even got your daylilies as pass along plants, like the ones I got from my friend, Barb. I knew I needed to tend to the daylilies on the hill.  Daylilies are easy, but they don’t necessarily thrive on neglect.  […]

Letting Go of Pink and Blue

  What once was… is no longer true. It’s like letting go of pink and blue.     Now Spring is gone “I’ll miss you too!” Letting go is hard to do. Summer is now, and moving on, as we must also do.   At work in the garden. Thinking it through and through…   and […]

First Crocus Calls Me

First Crocus Called To Me Said Spring is here. Called my name loud and clear. Said time is wasting. Get to work. Buds are everywhere.     Second Crocus… All of these pictures were taken on this one Sunny Sunday. I’m linking with Karen at My Little Home and Garden for Sunlit Sunday  and with […]

I Could Do This All Day

Please click the tab above, “The Gardens of NHGarden” to view some photos of our gardens. I really could do this all day… Here’s the domino effect. So I’ve been admiring many other blogs that display permanent pages of their garden photos. Thanks to Debra of Gardens Inspired, who inspired me to actually start this. I […]

My Garden Gave to Me

In the twelve months this year, my garden gave to me…    12 clump divisions   11 plants from cuttings    10 frequent fliers   9 chives displaying   8 goldfish swimming   7 lilies blooming   6 Kopper Kings    5 mossy things     4 busy bees   3 hoverflies   2 little […]

What is NOT Blooming?

Ready or not it is October and the Fall season has arrived.   So what is blooming here at NHGarden?  The question should be, “What is NOT blooming?” I mean seriously there is a lot that is NOT blooming now. I have made a point of going out in the yard each day, and did manage […]

Ode to Garlic Chives

Glowing bright Splashing white much needed here Growing among rocks  Overflowing  everywhere Popping up in Phox Combining with Russian Sage   Contrasting Coleus Mix Budding at this late stage Shooting stars after six Volunteering by the stream   Reaching up as if Adhering to a theme Leaning yet unbending Tending to what flies Marking Summer’s Ending Sharing Garlic Chives.