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By Bev Wieler

Blankets and boxes are out My Kitchen Window



April showers have brought May flowers and I can hardly wait for blooms that fill out the rest of May and lead us into June and summer in the garden.

There was a little set back recently with frost warnings for the morning of May 11.

While the spring planting of impatients, geraniums and a variety of petunias has been underway in my rural West Point garden, Mother Nature sent a reminder to put the brakes on. It was full speed on the eve of May 10 as boxes, empty flower pots and blankets were draped over any annual planting that couldn’t be brought into the garage.

Hubby and I...

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