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Remontant: [ri-mon-tuhnt] adjective, blooming more than once in a season. I have been growing reblooming (i.e., remontant) perennials for over twenty-five years. First were daylilies, and then came roses, hydrangeas, azaleas, viburnum, and bearded iris. This week’s Vase on Monday … Continue reading
I remember a song from years ago that began with the words “Lavender Blue Dilly Dilly.” It made the rounds on the radio, and I never did understand the “dilly dilly” part. As I walked through my garden on this … Continue reading
The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is SCALE. The size of this sculptured hand is certainly out of scale with the people passing by in uptown Charlotte: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/scale-2/
There are several passions that drive my everyday life, and I am combining two of them today in this week’s In a Vase on Monday…gardening and tennis. The flowers are lavender asters, red zinnias, pink Encore azaleas, and white annual … Continue reading
A pleasant Walk in the Garden this day let me see a number of flowering plants to share on this End of Month Review. This is our first fall camellia, ‘Our Linda.’ Clematis ‘Ramona’ is strutting its fall stuff. Many … Continue reading
Once again it’s Monday, the first Monday in autumn, and time for In a Vase on Monday, hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden, I have been growing Cleyera japonica for over ten years and found it to be … Continue reading