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Goodbye 2016

The gardening word for 2016 is inconsistent. It’s been too cold and it’s been too hot. It’s been too dry and then we get four and half inches of rain in a few hours. Critters have tested my patience. The … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Lavender Blue

It’s time for another In a Vase on Monday, hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. Several plants with lavender blue tones are featured in this week’s vase. Taking center stage is bearded iris ‘Clarence,’ supported by ‘Blushing Bride’ hydrangea and … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: ‘Clarence’

I am happy to report that we have survived the recent foul weather in the Carolinas. Many areas were hit with severe flooding and damaging winds, but my garden was spared all that. It’s just waterlogged. We came home after … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday

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

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A Garden Review of 2014: October-December

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

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End of the Month View

I am pleased to join Helen at The Patient Gardener’s Weblog for the first time to offer an End of the Month View of my garden on October 31, 2014. The structure of my back garden could be described as formal…at least as … Continue reading

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