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Last week for In a Vase on Monday I shared a vase of reblooming bearded iris buds that I saved from a forecast frost. Several readers encouraged me in trying to “force” the iris inside. I am happy to share … Continue reading
In anticipation of the first real frost in my garden over the weekend, I clipped a few bearded iris scapes that were up and had buds on them. I left a few shorter ones in the ground, but true to … Continue reading
The weather forecast for this morning suggested our first frost! I wasn’t happy about that, but I should not have been surprised; it’s the end of October already. So, when I heard the forecast, I ran out and clipped few … Continue reading
Remontant: [ri-mon-tuhnt] adjective, blooming more than once in a season. I have been growing reblooming (i.e., remontant) perennials for over twenty-five years. First were daylilies, and then came roses, hydrangeas, azaleas, viburnum, and bearded iris. This week’s Vase on Monday … Continue reading
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
‘Tis Monday and time for a vase. Right now the flowers in my garden are limited to Encore azaleas, Knockout roses, and a few lingering annuals. This may be the last time for ‘Sunny Disposition’ iris, so, even though I have pictured … Continue reading
Today is Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day for October, with thanks to Carol at May Dreams Gardens for creating this meme. The crape myrtles are finished, but there are buds galore on the camellias, which should be plentiful for next month’s offering. There is … Continue reading