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In a Vase on Monday: A Plate of Peony Petals

Today is Monday and time for In a Vase on Monday, hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. For this week’s offering I thought I might try something a bit different. My peonies continue to be delightful this year but are … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day: September 2015

Today is Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day, sponsored by Christina at My Hesperides Garden. The arrival of fall is accompanied by a number of subtle changes in the garden. Peonies are beginning to go dormant and the edges of their foliage is browning. That … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Going and Coming

This week’s Vase is filled with some of the last peonies and a few of the earliest blooms on the ‘Anthony Waterer’ spirea. It is truly a time of transition in my garden, as I start to look for late spring/summer and … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: 22 March 2015

Today is Garden Bloggers Foliage Day hosted by Christina at Creating my own garden of the Hesperides. Spring is making its presence felt in my garden, waking up plants that have been a bit sleepy for awhile. I thought it might … Continue reading

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A Garden Review of 2014: October-December

Here at the end of the year is the final chapter of A Garden Review of 2014. Thanks (and a very Happy New Year) to Cathy at WordsandHerbs for initiating this idea for sharing the key events/plants in our garden in quarterly reviews during … Continue reading

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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

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A Sunday Walk in the Garden

Today was a great day to walk in the garden and take in what is happening here…and show me a few chores that I need to undertake. It’s cooler today…finally…and a cloudy sky takes away the harsh glare of a full sun. … Continue reading

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GBFD 8/22/2014: A Foliage Border

Today is Garden Bloggers Foliage Day for August, and I am pleased to present an example of how foliage can be used to create an interesting and dynamic picture. This photograph shows a side of one of my four island beds. The … 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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In a Vase on Monday: This morning in my garden.

Here I am with my second attempt to display what is growing in my garden by joining in with others for In a Vase on Monday. This arrangement consists of blossoms plucked from my garden this morning: Allium christophii ‘Star … Continue reading

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