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In a Vase on Monday: Happy Returns

It’s a gray, moist Monday here in our spot of North Carolina, but I was pleased to find Camellia japonica ‘Debutante’ full of buds, many of which are open and lovely. They have returned most happily after the freezing weather earlier … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Our Linda

This has been a strange week: freezing temperatures, one day in the 70’s, and a good amount of rain. Consequently, there are almost no flowers left in the garden here on a Monday. A real surprise was to venture out in a cold … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day: January 22, 2016

It is Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day! (And also Garden Bloggers’ Snow and Ice Day 😦 Today is the 22nd of January and time to join with Christina at My Hesperides Garden to share a few views of the foliage in our garden. … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Early January

Well, it’s Monday, time for another Vase. The rain and cold temperatures of the past week have left me with little options for this week’s vase. However, there is a bit of color in the garden today that will bear … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day: September 2015

Today is Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day, sponsored by Christina at My Hesperides Garden. The arrival of fall is accompanied by a number of subtle changes in the garden. Peonies are beginning to go dormant and the edges of their foliage is browning. That … Continue reading

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A Lot of Heat, Not Much Rain

It should not be surprising that the extended period of high temperatures (90+) and the small amount of rain we have experienced would result in stress in the plants in my garden. I prefer to show pictures of cheerful, happy and … Continue reading

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A Shady Vignette

One of my favorite spots in my garden is a back corner of our house that spends most of the day in full shade. Over time I have tried to create a space that not only “functions” in that shady … Continue reading

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