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Tag Archives: Leucojum aestivum
Weekly Photo Challenge: HERITAGE
The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is HERITAGE. A wonderful and meaningful heritage in my family has been the sharing of plants. This photograph is of a Leucojum aestivum spring snowflake in my garden here in North … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, Photo Challenge, Weekly Photo Challenge Tagged Leucojum aestivum 22 Comments
What is a Garden (5)
For the past few Thursdays I have been presenting different perspectives to answering the question “What is a Garden?” Here are yet two more ways of looking at a garden. These are quotes from the larger article in my eBook, Guess … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening Tagged Leucojum aestivum, What is a Garden? 10 Comments
A Pick-Me-Up Day
For the past week we have been joining the rest of the country in unseasonably cold weather. Our garden had a welcomed one inch of rain, but it was sandwiched between two days on either side of the rain with freezing … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening Tagged azalea, Camellia, Charlotte, cold weather, dogwood, fountain, garden, ipheion, Ipheion uniflorum 'Wisley Blue', Kornus kousa, Leucojum aestivum, Mercadonia, peony, record cold, Spring snowflake, Wisley Blue 4 Comments
Snowflakes in April
One of the special plants that began blooming in my garden in early April was the Spring (some say Summer) Snowflake (Leucojum aestivum). I say it is special because it is without question a true family heirloom. My Aunt Martha gave me … Continue reading