Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Tuesday View June 28

I’m linking up with Cathy at Words and Herbs where participants take weekly photos of the same garden over the course of the growing season to note its subtle evolution. I had overhauled this bed early this spring and had taken a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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In A Vase On Monday – Azure and Gold

As highlighted in my last post, gold is predominant in my garden this week, so my vase features sundrops (Oenothera fruiticosa) and vertical spikes of Carolina lupine (Thermopsis caroliniana), along with contrasting azure globes of Allium azureum.  There are also gold stars of yellow … Continue reading

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Weekly Garden Highlights – June 24

A review of what is happening in my garden this week: Mountain laurel (above), (Kalmia latifolia ‘Carousel’) is the best I’ve ever seen it and many local gardeners are reporting the same about their mountain laurel. The native white form grows … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Voluptuous Peonies

I adore the voluptuous, scented blossoms of peonies (Paeonia lactiflora) and wish their all-too-short blooming season would last longer. Today, I deadheaded the terminal buds that have gone by and now have the smaller secondary buds to enjoy.  It is supposed to be warm the … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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June Garden Highlights

The garden is bursting with growth and new blooms are opening daily. It is keeping me pretty busy to say the least. Here are some of the highlights of what’s in bloom this week: Here are the garden views of … Continue reading

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