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Tag Archives: Osmanthus fragrans
Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day: December 15, 2015
Today is Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, hosted by Carol at May Dreams Gardens. This month’s offering comes at a time of transition in my garden. Surprisingly, an annual geranium (could it have a better name than ‘Fantasia Shocking Pink’) survived our frosty … Continue reading
In a Vase on Monday: Slim Pickings…again
For this week’s In a Vase on Monday I had to resort to my reblooming bearded iris ‘Sunny Disposition’ once again, as it is one of the few perennials which has survived our frosty weather. With that being said, I … Continue reading
Posted in In a Vase on Monday Tagged iris, Osmanthus fragrans, reblooming iris, Sunny Dispostion, tea olive 23 Comments
A Walk in the Garden at the End of the Month: September 2015
After a week of rain, the sun is out at least for a day. The forecast is for yet another extended period of wet weather. I took advantage of the warmth to take stock of the garden to see what … Continue reading
Posted in End of the Month View, Gardening Tagged Anthony Waterer spirea, Autumn Joy sedum, Becky daisy, Black Swallowtail butterflies, Catawba, caterpillars, chaste tree, crape myrtle, Encore azaleas, golden rod, Helen, Iris Clarence, Iris Immortality, lantana, marigold, Osage, Osmanthus fragrans, parsley, phlox, tea olive, The Patient Gardener's Weblog, Vitex agnus-castus, Writing Spider 8 Comments
In a Vase on Monday Meets Garden Bloggers Foliage Day
Today is Monday, the 22nd of December, and I find myself in a blogger’s conundrum. Cathy at Rambling in the Garden has invited me to participate each week in In a Vase on Monday, and Christina at Garden of the Hesperides has … Continue reading
Posted in GBFD, In a Vase on Monday, Uncategorized Tagged aucuba, Aucuba japonica 'Mr. Goldstrike', Azalea Sunglow, Camellia japonica Governor Mouton, Carolina jessamin, Cathy, Christina, Cryptomeria japonica Yoshino, Cupressocyparis leylandi 'Golconda', cut glass bowl, garden, Garden of the Hesperides, GBFD, Gelsimium sempervirens, In a Vase on Monday, Loropetalum chinense, muhly grass, nandina berries, Nandina domestica, Osmanthus fragrans, Peach Crisp heuchera, Pieris japonica, Pieris japonica Red Mill, Rubra, tea olive, winter garden 12 Comments
Fragrance! Fragrance! Fragrance!
My Arranger and I enjoyed a glass of wine and then dinner on our screened-in porch last evening. It was cooler, and the sky was overcast so we did not have to contend with the late afternoon sun. We were both struck … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening Tagged frangrance, Guess What's in My Garden!, Osmanthus fragrans, tea olive 6 Comments