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Today is lovely. The sun is shining; it’s warm. It’s an SSSS kind of day (SSSS=short sleeve shirt and shorts). I was able to take a nice walk around the grounds of our retirement community, abiding by the current “social … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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