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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: May 2016

Today is Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, hosted by Christina at My Hesperides Garden. Rather than do a complete review of the foliage in my garden this month, I will offer only a few vignettes of areas in the garden dedicated to … Continue reading

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The Old and The New

During the last ten days of 2015 we received eight inches of rain in my garden. We are not alone as heavy, often damaging rains have occurred over the US and in the UK. There were flood warnings out again yesterday, but the County … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday/Garden Bloggers Bloom Day: A Two-For-One Combo

 

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A Pick-Me-Up Day

For the past week we have been joining the rest of the country in unseasonably cold weather. Our garden had a welcomed one inch of rain, but it was sandwiched between two days on either side of the rain with freezing … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Pots

Some years ago I purchased a blue glazed pot for our Chapel Hill garden. I had no intention of putting plants in it; it was to be an architectural piece…a statement piece. I placed it in the front garden midst … Continue reading

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After the Frost

After a few nights of just freezing temperature, it looks like spring really is here this time. My wife helped me bring pots into the garage for safety, and we stretched sheets over the Itoh peonies and a newly planted … Continue reading

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What a Difference!

It has been cold and raining for two days. Today the sun is out; the kids next door are playing basketball in their drive; and my wife and I spent the afternoon planting summer annuals in two of our pots. These are our … Continue reading

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