Monthly Archives: July 2016

Wordless Wednesday

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The Tuesday View July 19

This week’s garden view shows quite a difference from last week (see last photo below). The orange daylilies (Hemerocallis) are rioting at the center and just to the left of it the pink phlox (P. paniculata) has started. Yes, I put pink … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Seeing Red

Things are pretty peaceful here on our quiet, seven-and-a-half acres, but this week I was ‘seeing red’ as my large patch of red bee balm (Monarda didyma), which is about 12′ in diameter out in the field, has come into glorious bloom, along with red sweet … Continue reading

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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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