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In a Vase on Monday: Singles and Doubles

This week’s Vase on Monday features a pairing of single and double pink Encore Azaleas. The supporting cast are annual pentas and lantana. Please visit Cathy at Rambling in the Garden to see what she and others are sharing from their gardens … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Spotlight on Muhly

The muhly grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) is now in its blooming glory, so I thought it might be nice to try to capture its beauty in a vase this Monday. I know that the best way to see muhly grass is when … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Garden at the End of the Month: September 2015

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

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A Day of Firsts

No surprise, things are changing rapidly in my spring garden. The woods at the back of my property are suddenly green, and I can barely see the homes on the other side anymore. All around our community, I see the changes; more … 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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A Morning Surprise

I walked around the north side of my house this morning and was surprised by the sight presented me in the foundation planting bed. Perhaps a better word would be unexpected. It is mid-October here in North Carolina, and most of my plants … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Encore Azaleas

Instead of one arrangement for this week’s edition of In a Vase on Monday, I offer a golden tray of nine miniature vases in which to display the Encore azaleas that are in bloom in my garden today. I have become … Continue reading

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