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A Lot of Heat, Not Much Rain

It should not be surprising that the extended period of high temperatures (90+) and the small amount of rain we have experienced would result in stress in the plants in my garden. I prefer to show pictures of cheerful, happy and … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: 1/22/2015

It is a pleasure to make the first report of the new year for Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, a monthly review focusing on our garden’s foliage, created and hosted by Christina at Creating my own garden of the Hesperides. The weather has turned in our … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Foliage Replay

I wasn’t sure whether to entitle this week’s offering for In a Vase on Monday “Instant Replay,” “I’ve Heard That Song Before,” or “Play it Again, Sam.” So I decided to just keep it simple…both the title and the arrangement. Once again … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday Meets Garden Bloggers Foliage Day

Today is Monday, the 22nd of December, and I find myself in a blogger’s conundrum. Cathy at Rambling in the Garden has invited me to participate each week in  In a Vase on Monday, and Christina at Garden of the Hesperides has … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Festive Foliage

Once again we searched the garden for items to include in this week’s In a Vase on Monday, an idea introduced by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. We have included pansies and violas in earlier offerings, and they are quite beautiful … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: July–Another Wet and Gray Day

I am pleased to present my second offering for July’s edition of Garden Bloggers Foliage Day. I am grateful to Christina for developing this idea and inviting me to participate. I do hope you will visit her site. As I have aged, I have … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: A Study in Yellow

We are just back from a delightful vacation in Northern Virginia, and I have had to rush to catch up with the garden in time to create our vase this week. I selected from among several yellow flowers blooming today … Continue reading

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