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In a Vase on Monday: Old and New

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

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A Friday Walk in the Garden: Dilly, Dilly

I remember a song from years ago that began with the words “Lavender Blue Dilly Dilly.” It made the rounds on the radio, and I never did understand the “dilly dilly” part. As I walked through my garden on this … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Chaste Tree

I look forward to June each year as a time when my chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus) comes into bloom. My unidentified heirloom variety is approaching full bloom. It seems to be a promising choice for In a Vase on Monday. … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Heirlooms, old and new

We are just back from seeing my first granddaughter get married. It was special being with family and seeing the absolutely most beautiful bride of all (at least since my Arranger walked down the aisle). I returned to find my … Continue reading

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Welcome Changes in the Garden

I recently took A Walk in the Garden and noticed several welcome changes…and a few surprises. Let me share a few. Clematis ‘Comptesse de Bouchard’ has taken quite a beating over the summer with the scorching full sun that bears down … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: New Blooms

I am happy to offer some new things blooming in our garden this week. It’s time for In a Vase on Monday, hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. Exciting color has exploded here as the chaste trees, and garden … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Garden at the End of the Month: September 2015

After a week of rain, the sun is out at least for a day. The forecast is for yet another extended period of wet weather. I took advantage of the warmth to take stock of the garden to see what … Continue reading

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