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About Garden Reflections

A Lover of Nature, Filled with Gratitude for my Husband, Family, Friends, Dog, Gardens and Chickens~

July 1, 2018 Harvest

Things are just starting to pop around here. No more rain in site like we’ve had so far this season. Warm, humid days forecast for the next week. The Zinnias are surviving the little beetles. I keep pinching them off … Continue reading

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More Bird Nests

Well, as you know, those three little chicks tested their wings and flew away. It seemed like they were tended to for only a couple of weeks after they hatched and they were on their own. I planted a couple … Continue reading

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First Harvest of 2018 Summer Garden

Oh my! The rain! It just keeps on dropping from the clouds! We haven’t had to water but once or twice since our first plantings after Mother’s Day. Here’s a snapshot of our first official East Coast garden harvest. Some … Continue reading

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Just One Week Later!

Look at these little guys ~ amazing how much the little hatchlings have grown in just about a week! Here’s when we first discovered that they had hatched: and here is “mama” feeding her hungry, growing bunch of chicks this … Continue reading

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They Hatched!

Look! Three of the four Robin’s eggs hatched! We have been watching the mama and daddy feeding their babies worms! So sweet! Look at that big mouth!!

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Amazing Sunset

Extreme Thunderstorm Warnings, Tornados to the south of us, Crazy Percy anxiety, lots of good rain for the newly-planted seeds and seedlings…Amazing sunset last night! What an adventure! Look at the cotton ball clouds ☁️.

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Birds and Bird Nests

Nature is full of gifts. Here’s the artistic bird nest that grandpa found on top of our garage door opener inside the garage! Luckily there were no eggs laid yet since we had to relocate the nest. We wonder if … Continue reading

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Blooming Tree

We were told by the previous owners of our property that the tree along the back fence is a Crabapple tree. We haven’t seen any apples or cherries on the ground or in the tree since we moved in. The … Continue reading

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Spring?

The calendar says it’s spring…we had fun at your first lacrosse game today Kailyn and look forward to your first baseball game tomorrow Ellie…but it’s still freezing!!! Well not quite freezing but really cold with very strong winds. I was … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland

Ha! It finally did really snow! Where are your snow boards now? I know it’s kind of silly to be so excited about the snow but what can you expect from a California grandma? The new fruit trees are almost … Continue reading

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