Thursday, November 13, 2014

Found Another One!

Greetings to all!  It's me, Maggie, here with some exciting news!  Our walk the other day started out much like any other walk ...

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"What a great day, huh, Cam?!?"
"Oh, it IS, Maggie!  I love the feel of the wind in my fur!"

Well ... actually it was a bit better than some walks: both Mom and Dad were with us AND we had wind-chills in the single digits. AWESOME! And it only got better! Check this out!!!

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"Look everybody!  A BOX!!!"

That's right - someone else with a box garden!!!  This is definitely a new gardening trend and WOW, is it a great one!  This one looked ready for harvest.  I couldn't resist trying it out!

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"Here I go!"
"Go, Maggie!"

I hopped right in and checked it out thoroughly!

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"This is a GREAT box!!!"
"Is it fully ripe?" 

It looked totally ready to me - but maybe the people were saving it to harvest closer to Boxing Day or something.  Who knows?

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"Wait!  Is that a squirrel?!?"
"Where?!?"

I thought there was a squirrel, but I was mistaken.  It's always a good idea to stay vigilant!

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"You know, Cam, there's plenty of room in here for you, too!"
"Oh.  Yeah.  Thanks.  I ... um ... think I'll stay out here and snoof through these leaves."

Leaves!  I had forgotten all about the great LEAVES!  I love chasing leaves!

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"Box or leaves?  Box or leaves?  What a dilemma!"
"Sniff, sniff, sniff!"

Anyway, what a great walk!  I hope this gardening trend continues.  Maybe when the seed catalogues start coming in, I can drop some hints and "plant a seed" of my own to get Mom and Dad to grow our very own box garden!!!

Yours sincerely,
Margaret Thatcher

13 comments:

  1. Blimey MT you boxing clever there pal. Keep your eyes out for those boxes. Bet your hood is full of them. Have a tremendous Thursday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  2. You guys probably loved that win chill factor
    Lily & Edward

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  3. were there already windows cut in it cos it could have been a squirrels home?
    stella rose

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  4. you could of put all the leaves in the box and then taken them both home :)

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  5. we had heard that boxes don't grow on trees - apparently that is because they grow in gardens. :)

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  6. There are box gardens by you? No fair! I have never seen one and I would love a box garden. if you get any extra seeds, be sure to send some this way.
    Oz

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  7. A box garden is a genius idea Mags!

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  8. WOWOW!! They must grow extremely well in the Mdwest...we have been looking, but haven't seen any box gardens here on the west coast!
    Smileys!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

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  9. We think that it is the Annual BOX MIGRATION... they are heading South fur the winter. OR NOT...

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  10. Hmmm, maybe we can figure out a way to get that box shipped to OP with YOU in it:)

    Woos - Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning

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  11. You know what would have made that awesome walk perfect???? A STICK!
    Blessings,
    Goose

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  12. Oh wow, what a grreat box to find! I hope you're able to start a box garden of your own this spring.

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  13. That is so cool, Maggie! hmmm...we wonder if boxes will grow in our neck of the woods...

    Pip, Smidgen, Minnie, Hollie

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