Tag Archives: hellebore

In a Vase on Monday

It’s Monday and time for the weekly vase. Cathy at Rambling in the Garden invites us each week to gather flowers from our gardens and bring them in to fill a vase inside. The first Encore azaleas and the annual ranunculus provide the … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day: The Ides of March 2016

Today is the Ides of March and also the monthly Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, sponsored by Carol at May Dreams Garden. She invites her readers to share what is blooming in their gardens on the 15th of each month, and I’m glad … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Leap Day

Today is our four year Leap Day and it’s on a Monday, so it is time for In a Vase on Monday, hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. The larger vase spotlights unidentified hellebores, including the first yellow one to … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: At Last!

It’s cold and dreary in our part of the world, and we are expecting unpleasant weather again today. I went out yesterday afternoon and collected the only three hellebore blooms that were open, so that I can offer them for … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods

The storm has passed. It’s warm and sunny. The ice and snow are gone; the ground is still quite wet, but the birds are back at the feeders, and I can see bulbs coming up, perennials showing just a hint … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day: September 2015

Today is Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day, sponsored by Christina at My Hesperides Garden. The arrival of fall is accompanied by a number of subtle changes in the garden. Peonies are beginning to go dormant and the edges of their foliage is browning. That … Continue reading

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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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