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Weekly Photo Challenge: PROLIFIC

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is PROLIFIC. There is an oak tree on the edge of the community ball park near us. The ground beneath its branches was covered with acorns, wall-to-wall (or should I say … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day: November 2015

Today is Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day, hosted by Christina at My Hesperides Garden. This gives me a chance to share some photos of the changing colors of the foliage in my garden. Donna at Garden Walk Garden Talk recently asked me where all … Continue reading

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What is it?

As I was inspecting the edge of my garden, I noticed something hanging from the tip of a red oak leaf. I had never seen anything like it before. What is it? I entered a simple internet search, “what is a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Containers of Hope

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End of Month View: November 30, 2014

My thanks to Helen Johnstone for her invitation to share what is happening in our gardens at the end of each month. I just returned from a Thanksgiving visit with my daughter and her family in San Diego. What should I … Continue reading

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A Friday Walk in the Woods

One of the main attractions that encouraged us to select the location on which to build our house was the presence of a wooded area at the back of the lot. It is a permanent “green space,” so our view is … Continue reading

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After the Frost

After a few nights of just freezing temperature, it looks like spring really is here this time. My wife helped me bring pots into the garage for safety, and we stretched sheets over the Itoh peonies and a newly planted … Continue reading

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