Monthly Archives: July 2016

Silent Sunday

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Wordless Wednesday

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The Tuesday View July 12

This week’s garden view shows the sundrops (Oenothera fruticosa) waning, although this photo was taken late in the day when they had begun to close. On the lower right, the yellow daylily (Hemerocallis ‘Happy Returns’) is still blooming. White and pink … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Ikebana

Last week, Cathy issued a challenge to create an Ikebana arrangement for this week’s IAVOM post and though it has been decades since I tried my hand at it, I thought I would give it a go. Simplicity and asymmetry … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Weekly Garden Highlights – July 8

Another beautiful week in the garden. The weather has been hot the past few days, a bit too dry, but thunderstorms are predicted later today through tomorrow. We need the rain! Highlights in my garden this week (hover over or … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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The Tuesday View July 5

This week’s garden view shows the sundrops (Oenothera fruticosa) are still going strong. On the lower right, the yellow daylily (Hemerocallis ‘Happy Returns’) has started blooming. I cut back the lamb’s ears (Stachys byzantina) flowers in front as they were blocking the … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Red, White & Blue

The Fourth of July is Independence Day here in the U.S. and as everyone is celebrating with fireworks and parades, my arrangement this week reflects the holiday spirit with the patriotic colors of red, white and blue. For the Stars … Continue reading

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