Category Archives: Gardening

In a Vase on Monday: Celebration

The vase we are offering today marks a happy occasion in our lives. It was on our church altar this Sunday in celebration of our 59th wedding anniversary. My Arranger and I are delighted to share this vase with you. … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, In a Vase on Monday | Tagged | 23 Comments

A Saturday Walk in the Garden

After a very welcome rainy week, I took a casual Walk in the Garden on this sunny Saturday morning. The new blooms of several plants create a new picture. Let me share views of three of the borders in our … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Photo Challenge | Tagged | 21 Comments

In a Vase on Monday: Chaste Tree

I look forward to June each year as a time when my chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus) comes into bloom. My unidentified heirloom variety is approaching full bloom. It seems to be a promising choice for In a Vase on Monday. … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, In a Vase on Monday | Tagged , , | 20 Comments

A Friday Walk in the Garden: New Color

Today I am pleased to be able to share three plants which have just recently come into bloom in my garden. Each of them is contributing a new color to enjoy. Gladioli are not supposed to be hardy enough to … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening | Tagged , , | 13 Comments

In a Vase on Monday: June Brides

June is one of the traditional times for weddings, and that means beautiful  brides. In my garden it is time for a ‘Blushing Bride’ which is in its glory now. How fitting, then, to bring a few cuttings of this … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, In a Vase on Monday | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

A Friday Walk in the Garden

Today was a lovely day in the garden. I completed some trimming and deadheading chores and then strolled around the garden. New colors are making their presence felt. Let me share just a few of them. These are all members … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening | Tagged , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

In a Vase on Monday: A Little Bit of This and That

A late Monday afternoon after nice rain over the weekend, just in time for In a Vase on Monday. My Arranger calls this creation”A Little Bit of This and That.” The “that” part is from Hydrangea ‘Endless Summer’ that has … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, In a Vase on Monday | Tagged , , , | 18 Comments