Hi All, I hope this note finds all doing well and finding means of expression in this time of staying home. My garden has been a an outlet – I bought a few plants from garden centers nearby with my mask on. I had invested in pots and soil a few years ago so it’s … Continue reading
Happy 4th of July. Here are some pictures from my garden. I hope you have a safe and happy holiday.
Hi All – It’s a beautiful day in Minneapolis. The Memorial Terrace Garden is blooming and enjoying the rain and sun. The Peony has bloomed. It opens in the day and closes with the sunset. Here’s the highlights as of June 7th, 2020.
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
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
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. Take time to enjoy the flowers along the way. Peace to you and yours. Sincerely, Melissa Blanchard
Hi, Here’s my memorial garden highlights as we enter summer time. Its been hectic at work but I enjoy the peaceful moments out in the garden and enjoying the mallard ducks that choose to nest here. Some of the flowers are from shared areas at Autumn Woods – always something fun to see on quiet … Continue reading