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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

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 Dry Air Is Here October 21, 2018

Hi All, On to my next challenge for the dry air of Winter is coming and is here with 39% humidity outside. I ordered my personal humidifiers and will be trying to find a solution for traveling outside. I’m hoping a mask will help keep the moisture in but one thing is sure I have … Continue reading

First Snow Fall 2018 and Changing Leaves

October 14th, 2018 Hi From Minneapolis, Minnesota, Cold mornings this week. My warm weather gear has been working for my morning bike rides. My all weather tires arrived so I’ll put them on the bike for better traction soon. For now the better tread I put on for the back wheel is working well. Here’s … Continue reading

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

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

Fall is Coming in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hi, I found some leaves changing along the trail. Here’s a few highlights from my bike rides and walking trails. The sun has been hot here – 90 F for a high yesterday and sunny and humid. I’m hopeful the rain stops falling in North and South Carolina soon and I hope all get the … Continue reading

Memorial Garden

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

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