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For some time I have been talking about Itoh peonies, crosses between herbaceous and tree peonies. They are expensive still but oh so beautiful. My absolute favorite is ‘Bartzella,’ an iconic yellow peony that makes all the visitors to my garden … Continue reading
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
Today marks the first anniversary of A Walk in the Garden. I started this blog one year ago today at the encouragement of my dear friend Stepheny Houghtlin, a fellow gardener, grandparent, and writer. Her blog was the inspiration that got … Continue reading
Cathy, at WordsandHerbs, has encouraged her readers to present a review of their gardens for the past year, focusing on a quarter of the year each week up until Christmas. I am pleased to present this first offering. In putting this … Continue reading
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
Today my garden is left with one last peony: a secondary bloom on ‘Sarah Bernhardt.’ All the rest have run their course. ‘Sarah Bernhardt’ is usually the last peony in my garden to start blooming, so it is not unexpected … Continue reading