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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Once again we searched the garden for items to include in this week’s In a Vase on Monday, an idea introduced by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. We have included pansies and violas in earlier offerings, and they are quite beautiful … Continue reading
It’s time once again for another Vase to share for Cathy’s meme, In a Vase on Monday, for which we are asked to share something from our current garden each week. Last week I complained about their being so little left in my … Continue reading