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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
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
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/
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
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
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
The woods at the back of our property have changed dramatically over the past week. Could the first frost a week ago have provided the impetus that the leaves apparently needed to change? The colors are certainly not unexpected, but nonetheless it … Continue reading
I am delighted to accept the invitation from Christina to join gardeners for her suggested Garden Bloggers Foliage Day. This will be my first humble attempt to participate on the 22nd of the month. Here is a view of my side garden which has a southern exposure. Consequently, … Continue reading