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Tomorrow morning…Monday…I expect to wake up to the first frost that has been forecast for our area. I’ve spent the weekend doing some of my clean up chores, although the warm weather so far this fall has lulled me into … Continue reading
I have spent most of the past two days in bed with something that can’t be described in a family blog. My sweet Arranger felt that I needed a lift; she made this little viola posie to bring cheer to my bedside. I … Continue reading
Today is our four year Leap Day and it’s on a Monday, so it is time for In a Vase on Monday, hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. The larger vase spotlights unidentified hellebores, including the first yellow one to … Continue reading
Well, it’s Monday, time for another Vase. The rain and cold temperatures of the past week have left me with little options for this week’s vase. However, there is a bit of color in the garden today that will bear … Continue reading
When I went for A Walk in the Garden this morning, I witnessed the results of an overnight frost. Many of the flowers that were blooming yesterday are now mushy and turning brown. That left me with limited options for this … Continue reading
We are in the midst of changing out our pots in our semi-annual transition. It’s time to replace the winter annuals with summer ones. It means, of course, putting into the compost pile a lot of still beautiful pansies and violas, but … Continue reading
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
The woods at the back of our property have changed dramatically over the past week. Could the first frost a week ago have provided the impetus that the leaves apparently needed to change? The colors are certainly not unexpected, but nonetheless it … 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