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In a Vase on Monday: Survivors

We have just returned from a warm Thanksgiving week with family in California. We discovered that we had a frost while we were gone, and most of the flowers in bloom in our garden were damaged beyond use for In a Vase this … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Heat Wave

We’re having a heat wave (wouldn’t that be a great title for a song?). A week of balmy weather. Yesterday in the low 70’s. Lunch on the screened porch. A short-sleevy afternoon. Is this really mid December? The Carolina jessamin (Gelsemium sempervirens) is thoroughly … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Just Floating Along

Today is Monday; they said it would rain…and it is, so I jumped ahead yesterday to grab what few flowers are available from my garden to include In a Vase on Monday. Because all of these are rather small, it seemed … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Survivors

When I went for A Walk in the Garden this morning, I witnessed the results of an overnight frost. Many of the flowers that were blooming yesterday are now mushy and turning brown. That left me with limited options for this … Continue reading

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End of Month View: November 30, 2014

My thanks to Helen Johnstone for her invitation to share what is happening in our gardens at the end of each month. I just returned from a Thanksgiving visit with my daughter and her family in San Diego. What should I … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Camellia japonica ‘Debutante’

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