I just realized that I began blogging on October 21st, 2006. Dang! I missed my blogging anniversary. Well, here’s to this year– bigger and better!
Finally! After weeks of summer heat that extended way past its time, then dreary drizzly rain (thank you for that!), we have finally reached what Helen Hunt Jackson immortalized in her wonderful poem– October’s Bright Blue Weather. I memorized this poem in grade school. Do kids still do that? Probably not, what a shame…
Bob planted trees today, one of his favorite fall activities. (When you drive by our property, realize that when we bought it, there were no trees at all other than the ones along the road. The land had been stripped.) Some of the trees are outstanding, including the uppermost pin oaks along the driveway, and the glorious Red Sunset Maple in the southwest corner of the property. We get lots of people who drive by the GC in the fall, and stop in to say, “I want whatever tree that one is down there.”
Enjoy these crisp sunny days, ’cause they won’t last long and winter will be quick to follow!
Written by Lynn on the slope of Teasel Hill where the night is cold and clear.
Whew! The Ferda’s Garden Center Auction has come and gone! We had beautiful weather for it, and a wonderful turn-out. Most of the excess inventory has been sold, and some of our customers got great deals!
It has come to my attention that there is a rumor that the Garden Center is closing. Nothing could be farther from the truth! We simply had too much inventory and chose this method to get rid of it once and for all, to free up space and cash for new items. There will be all new stuff in the Spring, and we’ll still be here to serve you.
Written by Lynn on the slope of Teasel Hill where it is sunny, breezy and 80 degrees, and the colors are at their peak.
Have you heard the news? For the first time ever, Ferda’s Garden Center is having an end-of-season plant auction. On Saturday, October 20th at 10AM, we’ll be auctioning off most of our remaining trees and shrubs. If you need some plant material at a (potentially) great price, this is the sale for you!
Come in for some great deals!
Written by Lynn on the slope of Teasel Hill where the temperatures are finally more like October. Hurray!
Hmmm… October 4th and at 9PM it is 80 degrees out. Now that isn’t natural. I’ve been looking forward to the cooler temperatures of fall, and summer just keeps hanging on. These beautiful sunny days with the trees turning colors are the best part of the year, in my opinion. But instead of fall, we have more summer.
Written by Lynn on the slope of Teasel Hill where it is way too warm for October.