Category: Today in the Garden

Disease Alert: Ova paschalis

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra Corresponding with the arrival of gradually warmer temperatures at the end of the winter season, the appearance of Ova paschalis fruiting bodies is a curious phenomenon of the spring season in many parts of the United States.

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Wordless Thursday – Sunrise

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Unlocking

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra The idea of having four seasons may make sense to some people, but we gardeners know that’s a woefully inadequate framework for what actually goes on outdoors. Dividing each of those seasons into early, mid-, and late helps…

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Another Red-Sky Sunday

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra We seem to be in a pattern of changeable Sundays here in southeastern PA, with stunning sunrises followed by decidedly unpretty conditions. Here’s the same sky just 15 minutes later, looking rather ominous:

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Six More Weeks?

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra So, the groundhog Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow yesterday. How could he not, with all those lights set up around him? I’ll admit, it did look wintery here this morning, after a nice bit of freezing fog. It…

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Winter Sunrise

Not having a great singing voice, I’m trying to resist a rousing rendition of “Oh What a Beautiful Morning.” But oh, it really is. I hope it’s equally beautiful wherever you are today!

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