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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: May 2016

Today is Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, hosted by Christina at My Hesperides Garden. Rather than do a complete review of the foliage in my garden this month, I will offer only a few vignettes of areas in the garden dedicated to … 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: Slim Pickin’s

Finding things to include In a Vase on Monday is a problem on this first day of December. Very few flowers in my garden are real cold winter bloomers; I have to rely on the annuals…pansies and violas…for flowers and then gather … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Buds and Foliage

Here we are again at In a Vase on Monday, hosted by fellow blogger Cathy to encourage us to share what might be showing in our garden on this first day of the week. Driving home from church this morning, I was struck with … Continue reading

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GBFD 8/22/2014: A Foliage Border

Today is Garden Bloggers Foliage Day for August, and I am pleased to present an example of how foliage can be used to create an interesting and dynamic picture. This photograph shows a side of one of my four island beds. The … Continue reading

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