Tag Archives: Camellia japonica

In a Vase on Monday: A Lonely Tulip

We are finally getting a number of flowers in the garden after an extended cold period that slowed growth. I am happy to join Cathy at Rambling in the Garden, the creator of In a Vase on Monday, with a small offering. … 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: The Governor Has Arrived

It seems like months that I have been waiting for the Camellia japonica ‘Governor Mouton’ to open. Buds have looked like they were ready to pop for weeks, but the cold weather we have experienced just shut them down, that … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Buds

Once again we find ourselves on Monday, time to join Cathy at Rambling in the Garden in selecting things in our gardens to show In a Vase on Monday. With almost no flowering material available in the garden still, I proposed to my Arranger that we try … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge–“Depth”

The topic of the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is Depth. Three photographs of my garden in my files caught my attention in thinking about that topic: How deeply can you look into the blue of these ‘Georgia Blue’ creeping veronica blossoms in early … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day–1/15/2015: What a Bust!

Today is Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, hosted by Carol at May Dreams Garden, in which we are encouraged to put on parade what is blooming in our gardens. I really had hoped to participate regularly this year, but I am sad to report that … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Farewell to 2014

Here is the final chapter for 2014 of In a Vase on Monday, a wonderful idea created by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. Locally we have been enduring freezing early morning temperatures and a huge amount of rain. Nonetheless, I … Continue reading

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