Tag Archives: crape myrtle

An End of Month Walk in the Garden

This seems to be crape myrtle time in my garden. I have ten of them in this small space, and they are providing wonderful color just now. Most of the crape myrtles are shedding their bark at this time of … Continue reading

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Things I See Around Town: You’ve Changed

It’s early June. As I move about town here in the Charlotte area, I am excited to see the colorful changes that are taking place in the gardening world. Plants that have been sleeping through spring are now shouting their … Continue reading

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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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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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Wordless Wednesday: Close up to Crape Myrtle

In response to Kimberley at Cosmos and Cleome who wanted to see crape myrtle blossoms close up.

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In a Vase on Monday: Crape Myrtle

Crape Myrtles are blooming all over Charlotte now, and the landscape could not be more colorful. I have ten of these glorious summer trees growing in and around my small garden, so it seems only right to show them off … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is EARTH. The beautiful multi-colored trunk of this crape myrtle pulls ones eyes down to the earth that sustains it. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/earth/

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