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Tag Archives: Camellia ‘Our Linda’
Tomorrow morning…Monday…I expect to wake up to the first frost that has been forecast for our area. I’ve spent the weekend doing some of my clean up chores, although the warm weather so far this fall has lulled me into … Continue reading
After deadheading my heirloom chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus), it has flourished with new growth and has put out a marvelous second bloom. The bumble bees are loving it here in November. Camellia sasanqua ‘Our Linda’ is showing its new blooms … Continue reading
A pleasant Walk in the Garden this day let me see a number of flowering plants to share on this End of Month Review. This is our first fall camellia, ‘Our Linda.’ Clematis ‘Ramona’ is strutting its fall stuff. Many … Continue reading
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
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
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
Today is Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, hosted by Carol at May Dreams Gardens. I woke up this morning and found a thin sheet of ice on the birdbath. Welcome to fall in my North Carolina garden. The frost was not severe … Continue reading
Here at the end of the year is the final chapter of A Garden Review of 2014. Thanks (and a very Happy New Year) to Cathy at WordsandHerbs for initiating this idea for sharing the key events/plants in our garden in quarterly reviews during … Continue reading
The frost we experienced the past few nights has seriously reduced my options to participate in In a Vase on Monday. The rose and azalea blossoms are now mush; the few remaining flowers on the garden phlox have faded into pale reminders of … Continue reading
The flowers in my garden that are candidates for In a Vase on Monday are becoming fewer and fewer as we move into mid November. Today’s offering will, of necessity, include several blooms that have appeared in recent postings. Nonetheless, I am pleased … Continue reading