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Tag Archives: Keiko
A Garden Review of 2014: April-June
Cathy, at WordsandHerbs, has encouraged her readers to present a review of their gardens for the past year, focusing on a quarter of the year each week up until Christmas. I am pleased to present this first offering. In putting this … Continue reading
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The Last Peony
Today my garden is left with one last peony: a secondary bloom on ‘Sarah Bernhardt.’ All the rest have run their course. ‘Sarah Bernhardt’ is usually the last peony in my garden to start blooming, so it is not unexpected … Continue reading
A New Baby
I bought a new plant, new in the sense that I have never grown it before. I planted it with special care and watched it grow, being careful to water and weed and mulch. I spoke to it regularly and … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening Tagged Itoh peony, Keiko 3 Comments
A Busy Day
Today was a busy day in my garden. I planted two Comptesse de Bouchard clematis to grow up the arbor over the path at the side of the house. The arbor had fallen over in heavy wintry wind a few months ago, … Continue reading