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Weekly Photo Challenge: Half-and-Half

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is Half-and-Half. The pairing of two plants with similar leaf form but distinctively different colors displays this week’s theme. The plants are Berberis thunbergii ‘Bonanza’ and Buxus sempervirens English boxwood. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/half-and-half/

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Wordless Wednesday/Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: Two for the Price of One

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: 22 March 2015

Today is Garden Bloggers Foliage Day hosted by Christina at Creating my own garden of the Hesperides. Spring is making its presence felt in my garden, waking up plants that have been a bit sleepy for awhile. I thought it might … Continue reading

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A Garden Review of 2014: October-December

Here at the end of the year is the final chapter of A Garden Review of 2014. Thanks (and a very Happy New Year) to Cathy at WordsandHerbs for initiating this idea for sharing the key events/plants in our garden in quarterly reviews during … Continue reading

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The First Bite

Last night we experienced our first bite of autumn. It wasn’t much of a frost (about 28F [-2.2C]), but it was enough to freeze the surface of the birdbath, sentence the mandevilla to the compost pile, damage a number of open azalea and rose … Continue reading

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A Sunday Walk in the Garden

Today was a great day to walk in the garden and take in what is happening here…and show me a few chores that I need to undertake. It’s cooler today…finally…and a cloudy sky takes away the harsh glare of a full sun. … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: A First Attempt

I am delighted to accept the invitation from Christina to join gardeners for her suggested Garden Bloggers Foliage Day. This will be my first humble attempt to participate on the 22nd of the month. Here is a view of my side garden which has a southern exposure. Consequently, … Continue reading

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