Tag Archives: vitex

A Luxury Food Emporium

I am trying hard not to get discouraged. The deer and rabbits apparently think they have found the area’s finest food emporium. They are playing havoc with many of the plants in my garden, but I must admit to being … Continue reading

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A Day of Firsts

No surprise, things are changing rapidly in my spring garden. The woods at the back of my property are suddenly green, and I can barely see the homes on the other side anymore. All around our community, I see the changes; more … Continue reading

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A Garden Review of 2014: July-September

This is the second chapter in the review of our garden in 2014, with thanks to Cathy at WordsandHerbs for suggesting this idea.      July Crape myrtles come on strong in mid-summer and begin to provide tons of color. We have seven … 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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In a Vase on Monday: Blooms from Today

Our garden continues to bring forth a delight of blooms as we move from one season to another. The vitex have just about finished, but the crape myrtles are taking over. I’m still waiting for ‘Tuscarora’ to open, and will share … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: In My Garden Today

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

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Wordless Wednesday: The Jewel of the June Garden

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