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Progress on Our New Pollinator Garden!

Our new pollinator garden is planted, and, miraculously, with the exception of a nibble on the borage, the plants have escaped our resident woodchucks!  Alyssum, thyme, echinacea, lavender, lance-leaf coreopsis, liatris, johnny-jump-ups, nicotiana, lupine, black-eyed susans, marigolds, bee balm, borage, … Continue reading

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Iris Time!

The spiral garden at Canillas goes through many beautiful phases; iris time is a personal favorite.  The yellows come first and then the purples start blooming, adding a visual depth and contrast. The overview is lovely .  .  . but … Continue reading

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Giant Allium

This is the first year for our giant alliums. They’ve done well. And the white peonies . . . aren’t they lovely!

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Wonderful Aroma and Whimsy!

Thanks to Cherry for planting the beautiful lilacs and to Polly for our garden people!

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New Pollinator Garden!

There is a growing concern for the demise of many native pollinators, upon which we depend for pollination of our fruits and vegetables. It appears that habitat loss, introduced diseases, pollution and pesticide poisoning account for much of the population … Continue reading

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Crab Apple in Flower

Love this time of year when the crab apple is in flower, peas, chives, and spinach are up, and all sorts of possibilities are dancing in our heads.

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Arbor Day Celebration – April 28

This is the 13th tree planted in Lebanon as part of Tree City USA’s Arbor Day Foundation. A proclamation from Lebanon’s City Council was read expressively, in  alternate phrases, by Councilors Karen Liot-Hill and Clifton Below. Special thanks to Helen … Continue reading

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