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Two Women and a Hoe

Sustainability in the garden


Many years ago I planted a ‘Hakuro-nishiki’ dappled willow in my landscape. Last year I remember cutting into it and feeling a bit guilty. I do not like removing healthy trees or shrubs unless it is absolutely necessary. Therefore, I kept reminding myself that I had spent way too much time trimming, pruning, bagging, . . . → Read More: Sustainability in the garden

Garden gloves


Finally! Garden gloves I can get behind! Not only are these totally TOUGH and do a great job, they are absolutely charming and oh so PRETTY! I cannot wait to garden in Michigan and dig in with my new gloves. I hope you LOVE them, too!

Bravo Garden Girl USA! Well-done! ✿✿✿

Garden Gloves

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Daylilies, gardening, and old friends


Gardening is a profound metaphor to life. I have toiled in many different gardens through the years and each has taught me something new. Perhaps you have similar experiences when you become one with nature. For me, it is truly a gift. I hope to garden for many more years – it’s what I . . . → Read More: Daylilies, gardening, and old friends

Crocuses in snow


A very favorable sign that spring is near! We are all ready to pop up and get in the soil, it has been a long winter!