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It is a pleasure to make the first report of the new year for Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, a monthly review focusing on our garden’s foliage, created and hosted by Christina at Creating my own garden of the Hesperides. The weather has turned in our … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: The First of the Montauks

This week, as my contribution to In a Vase on Monday, I would like to place a spotlight on the Montauk daisies (Nipponanthemum nipponicum) which are now blooming in my sunny side garden. These fall blooming daisies add a welcome bit of brilliant … Continue reading

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A Week for Wildlife

Last winter our garden was declared a Certified Wildlife Habitat, and this week’s interesting activities certainly added strong evidence for that declaration. This morning, while strolling through the garden with my morning cup of coffee, I chanced upon a Carolina wren … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: This morning in my garden.

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

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