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Early September 2019 Biking and Terrace Garden

Fall is just around the corner and the wild flowers making their last bid for September sun. Along with my begonias, sunflowers, morning glories and my violet hybrid blooms. I hope you enjoy the colors of September. These pictures span several weeks so you can see the progression of their growing season most recent on … Continue reading

Car Show at Bachman’s on Saturday & Biking on Sunday Last Weekend in July, 2018

Hi All, Some rain storms with Tornados moving through Minnesota today, Sunday, July 27. Red Wing and Forest Lake hit the worst and some heavy rains in the metro area. More are coming until midnight – I turned on my weather warnings from Weather Channel app just in case. Saturday the weather was beautiful not … Continue reading

Terrace Memorial Garden as of July 6th, 2019

Hi All, I went out to the NorthEast Minneapolis Farmer’s Market this morning. I got there before 8:30 a.m. so lots of produce available. I got carrots, greens for salad, asparagus, cucumbers, zucchini, and green onions. The walk to the market from the parking was easier this morning so I’m making progress. The duck has … Continue reading

Summer Garden Pictures Closing Days of June, 2019

Hi All, I hope the beginning of the Summer Season is treating you well wherever you are in the Northern Hemisphere. Here in Minneapolis it has been a warm 2nd weekend of Summer. High humidity has brought us into the sub-tropics without even needing to take a trip. Some lightning and thunder so far this … Continue reading

Bike Trail Pictures – June 16, 2019

Hi All, I hope you’re enjoying your Father’s Day. My Dad died January 6, 2018 at 79 years old. He had lived a long life & after battling dementia for several years I know he’s in a better place. I’ve decided to just keep living the best life I can & not dwell on the … Continue reading

Memorial Garden In The Morning Before Memorial Day

Hi All, I was able to get my morning glory seeds planted and took some aerial views of all the pots from the terrace with some pictures of the apartment complex landscaping. My garden is designed to be habitat for the wildlife that comes to visit this populated area. A safe place to nest for … Continue reading

Memorial Garden In The Afternoon

Hi All, The sun was shining bright today. I wanted to capture some of the progress my Memorial garden is making. There’s still some old growth on the terrace but I keep the old morning glory vines for habitat for the wildlife. Mostly for nesting & a safe harbor during the day. I have the … Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day All Especially those in Heaven

Hi, I remember my Mom & Grandmothers along with other loved ones with my Memorial Terrace Garden. There’s always hope in Spring and gardening helps me remember to always look for signs of new life. Here’s pictures of my 2019 pot plantings with some grass seed too for the patching in the shade. I put … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone. Christmas Cactus and Geraniums are Blooming

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone. Take time to enjoy the flowers along the way. Peace to you and yours. Sincerely, Melissa Blanchard

Fall Dark Rides and Greenhouse Adventures

Hi, My bike rides are before the sun comes up now but my lights and reflective gear keeps me safe. I watch for the bunnies and wildlife that are along the trail. They dart in and out of the light beam on my handlebars. Keep on believing in the possibilities. Here’s some pictures from last … Continue reading

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