Tag: Hayefield

From My Garden to Yours 2019

Happy 2019, folks! Now that the early-winter festivities are behind us, it’s time to think about the upcoming growing season. One of my own favorite parts of the yearly gardening cycle is the “distillation” process: turning this…

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About the Seeds

Hi folks! I wanted to post an update for those of you who are used to me posting my seed-giveaway list around this time of year. The overall dreary and rainy growing season here delayed the ripening of many seeds, and I’m way behind…

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Gardening with Weeds

When we’re new gardeners, we figure that anything we didn’t plant is probably a weed and pull or dig it out. We eventually catch on that sometimes our “good” plants produce useful seedlings, and gradually we learn to recognize which little plants to remove…

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Odds and Ends

Hey there, folks. I have some newsy stuff to cover this time, so I hope you’ll bear with me….

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From My Garden to Yours 2017

[Edit: Please note that this offer is now closed] It’s finally here: my yearly seed-sharing spree. This is my biggest list ever, with over 240 offerings that I’ve collected from plants growing here at Hayefield. I’m not asking for anything in payment or trade…

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – October 2017

Hmmm…how best to sum up the last month in the garden? I keep coming back to the punchline of an old comedy sketch called “The End of the World”–the version with Peter Cook and Rowan Atkinson: “Well…it’s, uh, not quite the conflagration we’d been…

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – September 2017

I don’t like to use the word “disappointed” in relation to the garden, particularly at this time of year. I’d hoped to be immersed in aster season by now, though, and while the plants are filled with buds, it’ll take a few more days…

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