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Starting seeds collected from pods

April 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

A few years ago we began collecting pods out of the flowers in the RainyDayGarden in the hope that some of them would germinate. The experiment was fairly successful, [...]

The Fig is thinking Spring

January 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

No…that six foot plant without any leaves is NOT dead. It is our fig tree Sookie. The fig tree was a gift from my friend Larry Murray who was up from the Cape for an [...]

Jade blooms

December 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

It is not often that both the Christmas cacti and the Jade plants are blooming at the same time! Sure… the Christmas cacti may be more showy, but the delicate little [...]

RDG Winter Prep

October 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

When the leaves start falling, it is a signal for the RainyDayGarden crew to go into prep mode for Winter. We have to make sure we have plenty of bird seed, put away all the [...]

RDG’s 2014 Summery Summary

October 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Summer ended about a month ago. The weather was so pleasant this year in New England that we didn’t notice it the season changing until the autumnal colors started [...]

RDG 2014 Spring Update

June 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Now that Summer has officially started, we want to do a quick look back at how Spring went in the RainyDayGarden. April: Because of the long Winter, the plants got going a [...]

Fall Colors

November 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

This Fall, we have been seeing the colors through the viewfinder of our Fujifilm X100S point-n-shoot camera and we have to say, it has been spectacular! The Fall colors [...]

Urban Safari : Arnold Arboretum Fall 2013

October 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

The two times of the year when the Arnold Arboretum is at its most spectacular are Spring and Fall. As this spot is just a few miles from the office, we try to drop by [...]

Urban Safari : Drumlin Farm

September 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

This past Saturday was a good top-down day. So we thought it would be nice to drive out to Lincoln MA and visit the chickens at Drumlin Farm. Drumlin Farm, part of Mass [...]
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