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Grow Your Own Food- A Three Part Series- Vegetable Gardens

Chapter One- The Best And Freshest Flavors Come From Your Garden By The English Lady There is nothing like picking a fresh tomato and some basil from the garden and eating it with a nice crusty piece of bread drizzled … Continue reading

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English Gardens~Where Do We Begin

ENGLISH GARDENS – WHERE DO WE BEGIN? by The English Lady When I was asked to write an article about English Gardens, I thought where do I begin? The subject is so vast that I would need at least a … Continue reading

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Spring Is Just Around The Corner

Spring Is Just Around The Corner by The English Lady Shropshire, England, my home county, has been having a really mild winter and my eighty-six year old stepmother and my ninety-nine year old father have already begun their indoor seed … Continue reading

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A Gardener’s Thought On Winter

A Gardener’s Thought On Winter by The English Lady Hello everyone and thank you for inviting me into your garden on this winter morning. When I went outside this morning to fill my bird feeders it really felt like winter … Continue reading

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Oh Hydrangea Please Bloom For Me

Oh Hydrangea Please Bloom For Me by The English Lady Hello everyone and thank you for inviting me into your garden once again on this nearly spring day; I am Maureen Haseley-Jones, founder of The English Lady Landscape & Home … Continue reading

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Orchids Abloom In Every Room

Orchids Abloom In Every Room by The English Lady Hello everyone and thank you for inviting me into your garden once again. A friend of mine is always surrounded by about fifty or more Orchids in his California home for … Continue reading

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Winter Gardens

Winter Gardens by The English Lady  Hello everyone, and thank you for inviting me into your garden once again. So many people say to me “Maureen, winter is so long with the bitter cold and we have been having with … Continue reading

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Manure Is Like A Fine Wine

Manure Is Like A Fine Wine by The English Lady Hello folks, perhaps some of you may have heard me say, on my call-in program on WRCH Lite100.5FM,that “manure, like a fine wine, gets better with age.” It’s true. I … Continue reading

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Planning Your Garden

PLANNING YOUR GARDEN by The English Lady With the temperature teasing at 50 degrees the other day I wandered about my still snow covered garden. With notebook in hand I attempted to visualize the Daffodils, crocus, snowdrops and the thickening … Continue reading

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Wisteria- Why Won’t It Bloom?

The biggest problem with Wisteria that fail to bloom is usually due to an abundance of nitrogen which produces foliage rather than bloom and a phosphorus deficiency.  To remedy the situation amend the soil in the fall with 1/2 lb … Continue reading

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