Tag Archives: Bartzella Itoh peony

An Anniversary: #7

At the end of January 2014, I started A Walk in the Garden. I hoped to share some observations about one of the loves of my life–gardening–and to attract attention to the two books I published over that period. Photography … Continue reading

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A Friday Walk in the Garden

I took a walk in my garden today; it was a gorgeous, hot, sunny day. I would like to share with you three photographs of special spots that captured my eye…and my heart. The first is Itoh peony ‘Bartzella.’ Itoh … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2016

The gardening word for 2016 is inconsistent. It’s been too cold and it’s been too hot. It’s been too dry and then we get four and half inches of rain in a few hours. Critters have tested my patience. The … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Half-Light

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is HALF-LIGHT. We have been asked to share a photograph inspired by a favorite poem, verse, story, or lyric. These photos remind me of a favorite Rogers and Hammerstein song It Might … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Bartzella!

The most beautiful flower in my garden right now is the ‘Bartzella’ Itoh peony. The plant, in its third year in the ground and is covered with large (8″/20cm), colorful, attention grabbing blossoms. No plant in the garden has elicited more delightful comments and … Continue reading

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


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