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One of my favorite plants is the chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus). I happened to spy a group of them in full bloom on my way to tennis . I am happy to share these photos. Chaste tree is a magnet … 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
This week’s In a Vase on Monday features a surprise (at least to me). A most unexpected event in my garden is the blooming of bearded iris ‘Clarence’ on this the first day of summer. It just had to take an important … Continue reading