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Tag Archives: creeping phlox
Garden Bloggers Bloom Day: 17 March 2015 (two days late)
I know. I’m two days late. But we were in California for my nephew’s wedding on the 15th (it was a lovely event, of course), and I have to play catch up to join Carol at May Dreams Gardens for a review … Continue reading
In a Vase on Monday: The Yellow Hellebore
It is exciting to see things stirring in the garden now. Ipheion, candytuft, and creeping phlox are putting out their first blossoms; ‘Tete-a-Tete’ dafodils are up, budded, and showing color. For this week’s In a Vase on Monday, I am delighted … Continue reading
Happy or Grumpy?
I am becoming increasingly aware that this year my spirits are tied closely to the weather more so than I ever have experienced before. Why? Is it because I’m getting older and thinking more about life after gardening? Is this stage of … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening Tagged candytuft, creeping phlox, daffodils, freezing weather, hellebores, weather forecast 16 Comments
In a Vase on Monday: More and More Pansies!
Pansies are the theme of this week’s In a Vase on Monday, when we join Cathy at Rambling in the Garden to share selections from our gardens each week. A few plants in my garden are just starting to come into bloom–candytuft, … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, In a Vase on Monday Tagged candytuft, Cathy, creeping phlox, hellebores, pansies 28 Comments
A Garden Review of 2014: April-June
Cathy, at WordsandHerbs, has encouraged her readers to present a review of their gardens for the past year, focusing on a quarter of the year each week up until Christmas. I am pleased to present this first offering. In putting this … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening Tagged 'Sunny Disposition', allium christophii 'Star of Persia', Azalea Sunglow, Bartzella, bearded iris, bluebells, Blushing Bride, Caesar's Brother, candy tuft, chaste tree, clematis, Comptesse de Bouchard, creeping phlox, Endless Summer, Ever Red maple, Flame Lilac, garden phlox, Garden Review 2014, General Sikorski, heirloom peonies, Hibiscus Midnight Marvel, hosta Frances Williams, hydrangea, Immortality, iris, Itoh peony, Keiko, Kousa dogwood, mandevilla, Ramona clematis, Siberian iris, Star of Persia, Summer snowflake viburnum, Twist and Shout, Vitex agnus-castus, Words and Herbs 17 Comments
After the Frost
After a few nights of just freezing temperature, it looks like spring really is here this time. My wife helped me bring pots into the garage for safety, and we stretched sheets over the Itoh peonies and a newly planted … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening Tagged azalea, clematis General Sikorski, crape myrtle, creeping phlox, Forest Pansy redbud, holly, hosta, Japanese maple, liriope, maple, Nellie Stevens holly, oak, peony, pieris, Ramona, redbud, Summer Glow, violets, vitex 1 Comment