Tag Archives: Camellia

In a Vase on Monday: Debutante

For this week’s In a Vase on Monday, I am delighted to share the first three blooms from my Camellia japonica ‘Debutante.’ A brief background story: ‘Debutante’ did not do well in the place I first planted it, and I was … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: New Beginnings

Last week we highlighted flowers that were winding down  in the garden; this week I am delighted to showcase the first blossoms of the season from Camellia sasanqua ‘Our Linda.’ ‘Our Linda’ was a gift from David Parks of Camellia Forest … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods

The storm has passed. It’s warm and sunny. The ice and snow are gone; the ground is still quite wet, but the birds are back at the feeders, and I can see bulbs coming up, perennials showing just a hint … Continue reading

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The Old and The New

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

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In a Vase on Monday: ‘Our Linda’

It has been a bit of a challenge to meet my commitment to offer a Vase on Monday today. My rain gauge reads over three and a half inches and it is still raining steadily. Moving about in my garden felt … Continue reading

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Sleet and Freezing Rain

The weather system that came through last night left us white with a combination of sleet and freezing rain. We don’t have it nearly so bad as our friends up north, but there are reported power outages (not in our … 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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