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Lots to Love

Enjoying the garden is the theme for us right now. I know so many gardens suffered from the brutal winter we endured, but May seems to be the balm that heals wounds and leads me to love the garden all over again. As I walk around and around and around obsessively looking at everything in the garden, I realize so much of it has fared really well and is thriving. Those plants that suffered at the hands of winter are for the most part rebounding and may not look good now nor for several years, but there is enough surrounding the wounds that they are less noticeable than they would be in a much younger garden. I have a lot to be grateful for here at Chickadee Gardens, our never ending work-in-progress. I choose to enjoy it in its totality, wounds and all. Let's have a look. The pavilion is finished, save for a few decorative details. The chairs will be replaced with more substantial relaxation in mind and more sword ferns, Polystichum munitum , will be added around it to soften the ed

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