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In a Vase on Monday

It’s Monday and time for the weekly vase. Cathy at Rambling in the Garden invites us each week to gather flowers from our gardens and bring them in to fill a vase inside. The first Encore azaleas and the annual ranunculus provide the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Carolina Jessamin

 

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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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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day: December 15, 2015

Today is Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, hosted by Carol at May Dreams Gardens. This month’s offering comes at a time of transition in my garden. Surprisingly, an annual geranium (could it have a better name than ‘Fantasia Shocking Pink’) survived our frosty … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day: November 2015

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

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Wordless Wednesday: Contrasts

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In a Vase on Monday: Catawba

This may be my favorite view of the garden at any time of the year. The purple Crape Myrtle ‘Catawba’ is in full bloom, seen over the Japanese maple ‘Ever Red’ (not quite so red here in July), the lime … Continue reading

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The Clash of Two Mighty Memes

What is a hapless blogger to do when two very inviting memes occur on the same day? Today is Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, sponsored by Christina at Creating my own garden of the Hesperides, but it is also In a Vase on Monday, … Continue reading

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Things I See Around Town

My friends, the Woodland Gnomes at Forest Garden, introduced me to a most interesting post by Cathy at Words and Herbs on the Ten Seasons of Phenology. That was a new term for me, and I submit that her post is a most interesting explanation. I hope … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday Meets Garden Bloggers Foliage Day

Today is Monday, the 22nd of December, and I find myself in a blogger’s conundrum. Cathy at Rambling in the Garden has invited me to participate each week in  In a Vase on Monday, and Christina at Garden of the Hesperides has … Continue reading

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