Tag Archives: North Carolina

Weekly Photo Challenge: H2O

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is H2O. A watery man made stream in a Charlotte garden: A watery nature made stream in the North Carolina mountains: They are both beautiful; I can’t choose between them…nor do … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beneath-Your-Feet

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is BENEATH-YOUR-FEET. I have just returned from a week at Topsail Island, North Carolina. Here is something I came upon while strolling on the beach: One can only wonder what is … Continue reading

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A Morning Surprise

I walked around the north side of my house this morning and was surprised by the sight presented me in the foundation planting bed. Perhaps a better word would be unexpected. It is mid-October here in North Carolina, and most of my plants … Continue reading

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Two Weeks Without the Garden

My “flower arranger” and I have been away for several weeks, one with dear friends at Topsail Beach in North Carolina and one with our daughter and granddaughter in San Diego. (More about San Diego in future posts) My local … Continue reading

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Mimosa and Friends

Last week we traveled up central North Carolina and Virginia and back to visit friends for a shared birthday celebration. I choose not to include the years that my friend Sam and I have been celebrating birthdays; we are just grateful to … Continue reading

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Hostas in a Pot

It is a rare gardener in this part of North Carolina that doesn’t plant hostas, and I am definitely not one of those rare ones. In fact, one might just call me a hosta junkie. Witness the several dozen hostas that I … 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

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