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Today is the first day in the entire month of November that there is sun shining and a near cloudless sky overhead. We have had rain every day this month; my rain gauge measures over six inches. The ground is so … Continue reading
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
This week’s In a Vase on Monday features a surprise (at least to me). A most unexpected event in my garden is the blooming of bearded iris ‘Clarence’ on this the first day of summer. It just had to take an important … Continue reading
Today is Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, sponsored by Carol at May Dreams Gardens. The garden is in a period of transition, so there are not large numbers of plants in bloom. We are being challenged to respond to the extremely hot weather … Continue reading
Cathy, at WordsandHerbs, has encouraged her readers to present a review of their gardens for the past year, focusing on a quarter of the year each week up until Christmas. I am pleased to present this first offering. In putting this … Continue reading
In putting together today’s contribution to In a Vase on Monday I was faced with too many choices. There are wonderful things happening in my garden, the most striking of which are the opening crape myrtles (Lagerstroemia cvv) and the continuing flowering of … Continue reading
I walked around my garden this morning looking for blossoms I could include in this week’s vase. The big swatch of lavender color is coming from three chaste trees (Vitex agnus-castus cvv.), the hydrangeas are covered, and several hostas are in … Continue reading