Growing Pumpkins

photo My youngest loves pumpkins. He always has. When he was an infant, he had a pumpkin toy (he still has it) that would help calm him down and that he slept with every night. He is my little pumpkin. Last year, for Halloween, we bought several pumpkins. We never ended up carving them …

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A Porch Covered In Pots

photo The front porch is my domain. Well, when it comes to gardening, anyway. It started out with my aloes. I have some big aloe plants...and a plethora of smaller pots filled, often overflowing, with aloe. Every winter, the aloes retreat to our basement to be ignored the entire season until the threat of …

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