Category Archives: All Things Gloucester

Gloucester Strong

On Monday, April 21, 2014, come on out to help spruce up our beautiful city. Thanks and see you tomorrow.

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Planting in Harmony with Nature

The following excerpt I wrote over fifteen years ago. The article was later adapted for my book Oh Garden of Fresh Possibilities! (available at my publisher’s website-click here). Yesterday’s post about how planting for wild bees and butterflies can save farmers money reminded me of the chapter “Planting in Harmony … Continue reading

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Another sign that warmer weather is coming

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Finishing the HarborWalk Spring Cleanup Tomorrow Morning (Sunday) at 10am

Blue skies and warm weather are predicted for tomorrow’s HarborWalk Cleanup. I hope to see you there! You don’t need to be a gardener to pitch in; everyone is welcome! Last week’s awesome team!

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How much is that doggie in the window

At the Book Store on Main Street.

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Trying to figure out what to do Friday night and this weekend?

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A Huge Thank You to Everyone for Your Milkweed and Aster Orders!!!

My Deepest Thanks to Everyone  The above is a favorite photo from my trip in February to film the Monarchs. This week we will be bringing you the short interview film with Tom Emmel at the summit of the Sierra Chincua Monarch Butterfly … Continue reading

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Down on Dolliver Neck

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The Body on the Rocks ~ A New Detective Thriller by Tom Hauck (My Husband)!

The Body on the Rocks is a page-turning collection of superbly written classic detective stories, set in Gloucester. Very, very proud of my husband!!! One of my favorite passages, found on page 227: “There are many different ways human being scream. At the amusement … Continue reading

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It’s About that Time of Year

Once a summer or so we get the phone call.  Well, actually, the email is more accurate these days.  It is always an email that I look forward to getting, but yet it is also one that gives me a … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring from GMG FOB William Dugan

Send us a photo of your favorite signs welcoming spring. Send photos to me at kimsmithdesigns@hotmail.com. The photo need not be a nature-related image, but of anything! Thanks Bill–love it–so cheery!!!  

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New store in the West End of Main Street

Taking a walk on Main Street Saturday went into the new store, TBT. Beautiful shawls, sweaters, socks, dresses, gloves and jewelry. Everything in the store is from pure Alpaca and the jewelry are made by Richard’s mother in-law, the owner. … Continue reading

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Reminders: Friends of the HarborWalk Cleanup Sunday (Tomorrow) Morning at 10:00am and Last Day to ORDER MILKWEED SEEDS

Blue skies and warm weather are predicted for tomorrow’s HarborWalk Cleanup.  I hope to see you there! You don’t need to be a gardener to pitch in; everyone is welcome! The order for milkweed seeds and asters in being placed on … Continue reading

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ORDER YOUR MILKWEED SEEDS TODAY!

The order for milkweed seeds and asters in being placed on Monday so please get your orders in before then. Thank you! Thank you so very much to everyone participating in the Cape Ann Milkweed Project! Lots more good information to … Continue reading

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Mikey Wins Plastic Head on Small Animal Photo Contest!

Mandy Leone Moffett on behalf of her son Mikey submitted three photos of “Squirrel With Plastic Horse Head”. Contest rules here. Contest rules state that entries had to be photographed in March and sent in on April 1st. So Mikey … Continue reading

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FRIENDS OF THE HARBOR WALK ~ CLEAN UP POSTPONED UNTIL SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014

Due to rain predicted, clean up is postponed until Sunday, April 6th at 10:00am.  Thank you everyone who was and is planning to come. You don’t need to be a gardener to lend a hand and I will have extra pruners and … Continue reading

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Cape Ann Milkweed Project Continues ~ Plant Milkweed Seeds to Save the Monarchs

Good Harbor Beach Common Milkweed Last year was the beginning of our first and wonderfully successful Cape Ann Milkweed Project. Joe generously offered to hold the plant sale at Captain Joe and Sons, which is very conveniently located on East Main Street, and … Continue reading

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