Monthly Archives: October 2015

Looking Good October 16

The gloriously scarlet sourwood tree (Oxydendrum arboreum) peaked this week. I’m delighted with this new tree and am excited to think how it will only improve with age. From where I presently sit, what I see outside is the above pictured … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Autumn Foliage

“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” ― Lauren DeStefano Glorious autumn foliage surrounds us – what an … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn Colors

Even though there have been two frost warnings, we’ve only had lows in the the upper 30sF (3C). With the days continuing to be mild, the annuals are still blossoming. For this week, I picked pale-orange, red-orange and pumpkin-colored nasturtiums (Tropaeolum … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Looking Good October 9

I’m joining Gillian at Country Garden UK in her weekly meme Looking Good. She asks us to showcase highlights in our garden each week and link back to her site. Pop on over to see what’s special in gardener’s plots around the globe. As … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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WPC – Boundaries

The Boundary between Here and the Hereafter WordPress Photography Challenge: Boundaries

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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn Leaves

For this week’s vase, I’ve used flat umbels of sedum (S. ‘Autumn Joy’), which have deepened to a rich burgundy with the cooler weather. The vibrant leaves of red maple (Acer rubrum) and the gray-green of sage (Salvia officinalis) provide compliment and contrast. Maiden grass (Miscanthus sinensis) flowers … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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