Category Archives: Gardening

Upcycled Wood Bridge at Yo.gar.den

It was a bit cold for spring projects yesterday but the sun beckoned us to get a move on building the footbridge that was planned to span the streambed at the heart chakra area located in Yo.gar.den).  The heart chakra … Continue reading

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Finding Hearts in the Garden

Valentine’s Day is almost here and with its arrival a plethora of hearts-everywhere! Who doesn’t LOVE hearts? They are the metaphor for love and emotion. Have you looked around your garden and found any hearts? When you see the many … Continue reading

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Heavy Frost

A coating of heavy frost covered the foliage in our gardens creating a chilly but peaceful scene. The temperature dropped to 23.5degrees F here in Drums, PA this morning, October 19, 2015. Our area can receive light frost anytime after … Continue reading

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Exploring New Waters

It’s Columbus Day today in the USA. This day honors Christopher Columbus who set out to find a quicker route to the East Indies in 1492. Even though he didn’t achieve that goal, many consider what he did achieve an … Continue reading

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Look Up, Around and Down

Last evening there was a rare event that we could see from our gardens in Northeastern Pennsylvania, USA. A total lunar eclipse of the Supermoon. It’s actually being called a Bloodmoon because of the reddish color it took on from … Continue reading

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Broken Delphinium Flowerhead

An English cottage garden brushed with the regal spires of blue delphinium in early summer is a coveted scene for many. These tall, top-heavy beauties tower above the phlox and foxgloves. Often times the weight of the flower head will … Continue reading

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Honoring Earth Day

In honor of the birth of the modern environmental movement which started 45 years ago  this month, we created our version of a fresh flower mandala for Earth Day 2015. The word “mandala” is Sanskrit loosely translated as “circle” and … Continue reading

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Beginning a New Garden in Spring

Spring! The geese are heading north and you can smell that cold fresh moist earth in the air. The spring bulbs are beginning to break ground and there’s a whole new garden in the works here! Our snow covering is … Continue reading

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Fall

“Fall”, the name is so appropriate. Living in the Northeast United States, we are blessed with a change in seasons. The temperatures fall and the leaves begin their annual color change. The chlorophyll which gives the plants their green color … Continue reading

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Copper Rain Chains in the Garden

Copper pieces used as art in the garden have a way of adding perpetual beauty to the surroundings. When new, the warmth exuded by this shiny penny colored surface offers a just the right contrast to green, which is usually … Continue reading

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