Tag Archives: Japanese hydrangea vine

Potatoes and lambs

Years ago we kept a little flock of about six sheep. Late one night (it always happened at night) a ewe decided it was time to give birth to her lamb. We managed to lure her into the lean-to that … Continue reading

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The hydrangea, the owl, the dead grass

Early morning, chilly but clear, and a woman wanders among the amazing plant displays at the Portland Nursery. She is alert with coffee AND in possession of a birthday gift-certificate. Another clematis? I think not. No room in the clematis … Continue reading

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