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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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The Old and The New

During the last ten days of 2015 we received eight inches of rain in my garden. We are not alone as heavy, often damaging rains have occurred over the US and in the UK. There were flood warnings out again yesterday, but the County … Continue reading

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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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The Clash of Two Mighty Memes

What is a hapless blogger to do when two very inviting memes occur on the same day? Today is Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, sponsored by Christina at Creating my own garden of the Hesperides, but it is also In a Vase on Monday, … Continue reading

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A Shady Vignette

One of my favorite spots in my garden is a back corner of our house that spends most of the day in full shade. Over time I have tried to create a space that not only “functions” in that shady … Continue reading

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

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Holiday Decorations

Last night the Charlotte Garden Club hosted its annual Holiday Decorations presentation. This year’s offering was led by Jeff Drum, Garden Curator at Historic Rosedale Plantation here in Charlotte. Jeff is well known to Charlotte gardeners for his many years on … Continue reading

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