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Friday on a cloudy day is a good one to shoot a few photos of colorful items I noticed when I made a Walk in the Garden at the end of the month. Let me invite you to look through … Continue reading
We are just back from seeing my first granddaughter get married. It was special being with family and seeing the absolutely most beautiful bride of all (at least since my Arranger walked down the aisle). I returned to find my … Continue reading
Today is Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, hosted by Carol at May Dreams Gardens. I woke up this morning and found a thin sheet of ice on the birdbath. Welcome to fall in my North Carolina garden. The frost was not severe … Continue reading
Today is Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day for October, with thanks to Carol at May Dreams Gardens for creating this meme. The crape myrtles are finished, but there are buds galore on the camellias, which should be plentiful for next month’s offering. There is … Continue reading
Today is Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, sponsored by Carol at May Dreams Garden. Here in the dog days of Autumn the blooms in my garden are somewhat sparse. Nonetheless, I accept Carol’s invitation to show what is giving us a … Continue reading
Today is Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, sponsored by Carol at May Dreams Gardens. The garden is in a period of transition, so there are not large numbers of plants in bloom. We are being challenged to respond to the extremely hot weather … Continue reading
The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is FORCES OF NATURE. One tends to associate “forces of nature” with such mighty cataclysmic events as torrential rains, floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, tornadoes, or volcanic eruptions. As I walked through my … Continue reading
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
Last night we experienced our first bite of autumn. It wasn’t much of a frost (about 28F [-2.2C]), but it was enough to freeze the surface of the birdbath, sentence the mandevilla to the compost pile, damage a number of open azalea and rose … Continue reading