early morning gardening

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Queen Elizabeth Rose Queen Elizabeth Rose

When the weather starts to warm up, as far as the garden is concerned it is definitely holier if it’s earlier. The whole holier if it’s earlier is a familial joke having to do with my great aunts who loved mass at 6 a.m. every day during the week. It does apply to gardening too, however.  When it gets warm you either water before the heat of the day, or after the heat of the day. I like before (or early morning) because I grow roses and it cuts down on rose diseases like black spot and mildew when I water first thing in the morning.

This morning I was out there a little before 7 a.m.  The garden in summer is so extra beautiful in the early morning hours.  The birds are at their morning songs and it’s cool and quiet. It’s peaceful and a terrific…

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