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scandinavian gardening

WHAT TO DO AFTER THE FROST

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Frost damaged, dead and sickly looking plants and trees are not big news for me. Having tended and cultivated gardens in Scandinavia most of my life makes you pretty toughened up…

SUMMERCHALLENGES

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It is a big challenge to live far from family and friends. Probably bigger than we imagined. When we finally went home to Scandinavia for the holidays, we wanted to both see…

RAINY DAYS

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My big brown rubber boots and the last box of snail bait. Pretty much sums up this summer until now.. Of course, I want to complain about the weather! This…

GARDEN DELIGHT

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It feels strange to have lived my entire life in a country that has frost and snow for at least five to six months of the year and move to Texas, Houston…

RAINFALL

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There are currently quite wet and fairly turbulent air masses around us here in Houston Texas, and periods with lots of rain and thunder. But it is not unusual that…