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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
Taking my Monday Walk in the Garden I found that the variegated liriope is starting to bloom. I also spied a single dwarf gardenia, perhaps the last of the season. What better to make a simple vase this day. The duck … Continue reading
Time for In a Vase on Monday, hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. As I sat on the porch this morning with a cup of coffee and the paper, I was washed over with the wonderful fragrance of Gardenia jasminoides … Continue reading
The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is PURE. The white in these flowers from my garden is about as pure as can be. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/pure/
The dwarf gardenias (Gardenia jasminoides ‘Radicans’) are in bloom and are the decided first choice for this Monday’s vase. Gardenias are my Arranger’s favorite flower. They bring back to her those wonderful memories of her childhood, sleeping on a screened porch … Continue reading
This is the second chapter in the review of our garden in 2014, with thanks to Cathy at WordsandHerbs for suggesting this idea. July Crape myrtles come on strong in mid-summer and begin to provide tons of color. We have seven … Continue reading
I loved being on vacation and visiting with family and dear friends, but it is nice to be back in my garden and in our somewhat normal routine (not to mention being back in my own bed). As a walked through the garden searching … Continue reading
I walked around my garden this morning looking for blossoms I could include in this week’s vase. The big swatch of lavender color is coming from three chaste trees (Vitex agnus-castus cvv.), the hydrangeas are covered, and several hostas are in … Continue reading