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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

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 Weekend 2 June 8, 2019

Hi All, Lovely day for a bike ride in Minneapolis Minnesota. More ducklings hatched & a pair of wild turkey came to visit. Also, 3 buds on my peony bush this time. The ants are busy helping the blossoms open. Here’s some pictures from the day.

Bike Trail Pictures June 2, 2019

Hi All, My first bike ride of the Spring season was a little more than 4 miles in about 44 minutes. The tune up involved adjusting the front brake caliper, oiling the chain and derailer. I also pumped up the tires put on the front tire. All survived the winter in the back of my … 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

Memorial Garden Terrace Pot Brings Forth 8 Mallard Hatchlings

Hi All, New life is coming from my Memorial Terrace Garden. Our rainy duck weather today in Minneapolis greeted 8 new Mallard ducklings. The mother duck chose well. A big pot on my terrace about 7 feet from the sidewalk with a morning glory trellis that limited the size of the bird that could access … 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

1st Week of Fall Trail Pictures

Hi All, The dry air is coming with the cooler temperatures in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I repaired my first rear bike tire derailed and all and managed it in little over an hour. It was a good feeling to have my warm weather gear working at 37 F so hoping with more layers it will work … Continue reading

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