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Layanee DeMerchant
Northwestern, RI
I garden in northwestern Rhode Island. This is a zone 5b-6 garden. This blog is a vehicle for sharing my gardening journey. This blog is a commercial free zone. Enjoy the flowers and the gardens with me.
Interests: Gardening, wine, golf, reading, family & hang gliding, of course.
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Your garden is well ahead of mine Lisa but at least there are signs of renewal.
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2017 on Late Winter-Ups and Downs at Ledge and Gardens
Leslie: Only the closeups look good. Best from closeup is the mantra this time of year.
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2017 on Late Winter-Ups and Downs at Ledge and Gardens
Dee, I so forget about Siri. Yes more eranthis for both of us! I think your garden will spring forth just a bit sooner than mine.
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2017 on Late Winter-Ups and Downs at Ledge and Gardens
Absolutely!
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2017 on Late Winter-Ups and Downs at Ledge and Gardens
Since the flowers have started to show their pretty faces there is hope in the air.
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2017 on Late Winter-Ups and Downs at Ledge and Gardens
Thank you, Cindy.
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2017 on Late Winter-Ups and Downs at Ledge and Gardens
A roller coaster can be fun for just a bit. Thank you dear Gail. I hope your temps level out a bit.
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2017 on Late Winter-Ups and Downs at Ledge and Gardens
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Most of the winter has been quite dark here in southern New England. That is, until the second week of February when a snowstorm dropped over a foot of snow. It is amazing what a difference snow makes to the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at Ledge and Gardens
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I just popped over to Canada and saw your beautiful broccoli. Luscious. Enjoy this season, blogging will always wait!
Emily is a reluctant gardener having a busy work life and she is not too keen on sweating in the dirt. Still, she loves the result and has a great eye. I think gardening grows on you!
Late or very early, home grown tomatoes rule!
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It hung from the ragged vine with blue shoulders shining in the late fall light. It wasn't the only one. I picked several. They were firm but unripe.I picked them all before tossing the vines and pulling out the stakes.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2016 at Ledge and Gardens
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I did feel quite lucky to have Ellen visit. She is wonderful.
Bad seasons happen-we all know that don't we. Thank you for your kind comment!
So true,Leslie!
They are wonderful scans. I will cherish the photos.
I do and thank you.
I will have to see if there are any snippets out there now. Thank you, as always, for your comment.
There is always a lot going on but, as you know, it is spread out over a wide area. Now, after several killing frosts, it is decay and demise.
I love that name, Emily,! You are sweet.
Cindy, I do hope that someday you can come and enjoy the garden with me.
Thank you for reading about her visit!
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When an artist comes to visit the gardening disappointments of the past summer disappear. An artist brings with her a unique perspective when she views a garden. All of us have a bit of an artist within us but one... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2016 at Ledge and Gardens
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and I need to plant more colchicums. They are a bit pricey but they do spread and don't seem to be bothered by deer or chipmunks. Thank you for checking out the garden this Bloom Day.
Toggle Commented Sep 20, 2016 on Bloom Day - September 16, 2016 at Ledge and Gardens