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I have a garden…well, almost. My Arranger and I have completed our move from our home and garden to a lovely retirement community here in the Charlotte area. It was challenging, to say the least, to leave a garden into … Continue reading
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
Back in February during winter cleanup I began to prune the many heucheras I have in my garden. It is an annual chore that requires close inspection of the plants to identify the new growth. Heuchera villosa ‘Caramel’ looked like … Continue reading
Today is Garden Bloggers Foliage Day hosted by Christina at Creating my own garden of the Hesperides. Spring is making its presence felt in my garden, waking up plants that have been a bit sleepy for awhile. I thought it might … Continue reading
The state of my water-logged garden is such that I had to stretch my imagination to decide on material for this week’s offering for In a Vase on Monday. In shloshing through the garden I noticed that most of my heucheras are surviving the … Continue reading
It is a rare gardener in this part of North Carolina that doesn’t plant hostas, and I am definitely not one of those rare ones. In fact, one might just call me a hosta junkie. Witness the several dozen hostas that I … Continue reading
Here are some of the things that are blooming in my garden this morning: Included in the arrangement, with deep appreciation for my wife’s hand in its design, are ‘Blushing Bride’ hydrangea, ‘Chapel Hill’ lantana, ‘Mr. Goldstrike’ Aucuba japonica, ‘Ever … Continue reading
Here I am with my second attempt to display what is growing in my garden by joining in with others for In a Vase on Monday. This arrangement consists of blossoms plucked from my garden this morning: Allium christophii ‘Star … Continue reading
Having things purple in the garden adds wonderful touches to my color palate. Japanese maples, ‘Forest Pansy’ redbud, ninebark, heuchera ‘Beaujolais,’ and several different cultivars of purple barberries perk up many corners of the garden. They add delightful contrast to the green … Continue reading