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Today is Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day, hosted by Christina at My Hesperides Garden. This gives me a chance to share some photos of the changing colors of the foliage in my garden. Donna at Garden Walk Garden Talk recently asked me where all … Continue reading
What is a hapless blogger to do when two very inviting memes occur on the same day? Today is Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, sponsored by Christina at Creating my own garden of the Hesperides, but it is also In a Vase on Monday, … Continue reading
Today is Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day, sponsored by Christina at Creating my own garden of the Hesperides. My garden is in a stage of transition right now; the peonies and iris have finished for the spring, and I’m waiting for the blooms … Continue reading
I am grateful to Sue Turner at from sewing room to potting shed for nominating me for the Liebster award for gardening blogs. I have been at this blogging thing for just less than a year, and I am surprised and humbled … Continue reading
I recently visited Maple Walk, a remarkable garden in Charlotte created by Tom Nunnenkamp and Lib Jones. They have an extraordinary collection of over 90 Japanese maples and over 25 dogwood species. Among the many other beautiful plants in their garden, … Continue reading
The woods at the back of our property have changed dramatically over the past week. Could the first frost a week ago have provided the impetus that the leaves apparently needed to change? The colors are certainly not unexpected, but nonetheless it … 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