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About obsessivecompulsivegardening

I have a hobby that is simply out of control, but the rewards are so great. Join me in my obsession. Thanks for looking, and enjoy!!!

July Joy

July is just the best month of the year. So much joy to experience after all the rain. I am thankful that I did not experience any flooding. The lake I live on has a spillway, and although the water … Continue reading

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Here We Grow Again.

Finally, it is spring.  The growing has started and it is so exciting to see all the new growth.  The early flowering has been just superb.  I heard that due to our cooler month of March, the flowering trees held … Continue reading

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So did he see his shadow today?  I guess not.  So that means an early spring.  I want to believe that.  I read somewhere that poor Punxsutawney Phil is most often wrong with his predictions.  I so want him to … Continue reading

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Dearest Bowie

It is with great sadness that I must write that Bowie did pass away.  It was two summers ago.     I was so sad and still feel sad.  I just could not bring myself to write about this let alone look … Continue reading

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Reaching Higher Ground

I was able to tell others that I placed every bit of hardscape and all of the plants into the garden by myself.  With the exception, of course, of the deck and pergola!   I had planned for years to build … Continue reading

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Feverish Gardening

I don’t recall it being this hot, so hot I am not comfortable in the garden.  I love the sun and the heat, but this is a bit feverish.  The blooms are of course better in the morning hours.   I … Continue reading

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Constant Renewal

What a concept, constant renewal, who wouldn’t want that?   It is part of the reason that I enjoy the daylilies.  Every day is a renewal of the garden, with a different look. The one above is Cloaking Device.  If it … Continue reading

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