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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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Replacing Raised Beds

Some of our raised beds have deteriorated and need to be replaced. Long-time Canillas gardener and volunteer, Liz Bickel, offered to pay a carpenter to replace the three most-deteriorated beds. We had thought we’d have to dig out all the … Continue reading

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Thanks to Polly!

  Belated thanks to Polly Gould for the beautiful wreath she crafted for the garden shed!

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Mosaic Birdbath

  Little did we know, when we first dug into the Canillas Community Garden back in 2009, that the site had been a “bottle dump” in the late 1800s. The soil was filled with glass and pottery shards, medicine bottles, … Continue reading

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New Benches!

Canillas Garden Committee member, Cherry Angell, has purchased two benches for our garden, in memory of her late husband Norman Angell. They are lovely and comfortable and will be much used and appreciated!

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Iris Time in the Garden!

All summer long, new flowers emerge in the spiral garden, attracting bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies, as well as human admirers. For many of us, iris time is the favorite. Iris are such fancy and intricate flowers! Iris have evolved to … Continue reading

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