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Dutchman’s Pipe Vine

I want to thank everyone for not mentioning the Dutchman’s Pipe Vines that I planted last month.  There are four plants out there by the fence—sort of.  Well, the fence is there, but the plants are the “sort of” part.

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Paxson Hill Farm Part 2

          When we left off last time, we were just rounding the curve of the pathway, and—what IS that ahead? (click photo to enlarge) Well, it’s this!  There’s sort of a hut, and a large, large … Continue reading

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Paxson Hill Farm Part 1

Attention, gardeners!  If you haven’t visited Paxson Hill Farm in Bucks County Pennsylvania, you have a wonderful treat in store. It is a destination for garden club tours and local gardeners—both for an adventure into natural garden sites and for … Continue reading

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Dutchman’s Pipe Vine

When I was growing up, my friend’s house had a long fence between the house and the street.  The fence bordered the street, then the yard, then the house.  Got it?  This was in upstate New York.

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Selling Seeds in 1953—ALL the prizes!

I’m back!  Back again with the American Seed catalog.  O’Half thinks I should list ALL the prizes available—that you need more choices.

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Selling Seeds in 1953

I found this old seed packet advertising recently–from 1953, and had fun looking through it.  You would sell packets of seeds for 10 cents a packet and then earn PRIZES for your sales!  How easy was that?  It says right … Continue reading

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London Calling

Here I am in London—sunny London!  Weather is bright and beautiful. Our daughter met me at Heathrow and we zoomed by train to Paddington Station.  Then I bought a weekly pass for the tube and we traveled from Paddington to … Continue reading

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Peddler’s Village in Lahaska PA photo journey

I’m lucky because I have a beautiful shopping village nearby.  Even if I don’t buy a thing, I can have a getaway experience by walking along the red brick walkways and looking at wonderful landscaped flower gardens.  Every turn of … Continue reading

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