Tag Archives: Berckmann’s arborvitae

In a Vase on Monday: The Governor

We have a gray day this morning, but still there is an opportunity to share something growing in our garden In a Vase on Monday. Camellia japonica ‘Governor Mouton’ is overflowing with blossoms in the garden now, but most of them … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Something New

New flowers are showing themselves in my garden this Monday. It seems only appropriate then to share them In a Vase on Monday, the wonderful idea hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. This week marked the opening of Tete-a-tete daffodils … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day: September 2016

Today is Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day when we are invited by Christina at Creating my own Garden of the Hesperides to share photos of the foliage in our gardens. A quick stroll through a thankfully wet garden (a small bit of rain … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday

It’s Monday and time for the weekly vase. Cathy at Rambling in the Garden invites us each week to gather flowers from our gardens and bring them in to fill a vase inside. The first Encore azaleas and the annual ranunculus provide the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Contrasts

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End of Month View: July 2015

Today is the last day of the month, time for the End of the Month View, suggested by Helen Johnstone at The Patient Gardener’s Weblog. Rather than show wide vistas of a garden that is suffering somewhat from lack of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Catawba

This may be my favorite view of the garden at any time of the year. The purple Crape Myrtle ‘Catawba’ is in full bloom, seen over the Japanese maple ‘Ever Red’ (not quite so red here in July), the lime … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: 22 May 2015

Today is Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day, sponsored by Christina at Creating my own garden of the Hesperides. My garden is in a stage of transition right now; the peonies and iris have finished for the spring, and I’m waiting for the blooms … 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: July–Another Wet and Gray Day

I am pleased to present my second offering for July’s edition of Garden Bloggers Foliage Day. I am grateful to Christina for developing this idea and inviting me to participate. I do hope you will visit her site. As I have aged, I have … Continue reading

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