Author Archives: Eliza Waters

About Eliza Waters

Gardener, writer, photographer, naturalist

Wordless Wednesday

Make a wish! (See the faint double?)

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Our new, little rapscallion, Bunny. She’s a Manx, born without a tail. Loves being with people, and our other cat and dog (although for them, I don’t think the feeling is reciprocated). She is certainly livening up things around here!

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Blue and Yellow

Our heatwave finally broke today and to celebrate I was inspired to create an arrangement. Blue Lacecap Hydrangea (H. macrophylla) is looking great right now, and along with a couple of my dwindling Azure Alliums (A. caeruleum), were my blue … Continue reading

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In The Garden

The main garden is showing gold, silver and purple these days. Lamb’s Ears (Stachys byzantina) are blooming, which I leave for the bees, purple catmint (Nepeta mussinii) is looking the best ever in various spots throughout the garden; four golden … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Floral Treats

While this bouquet is a fragrant memory, I wanted to share it with you. Luscious peonies (Paeonia), Coral Bells (Heuchera ‘Lime Rickey’) and Catmint (Nepeta mussinii) racemes and the very last Bearded Iris bud scented the room while it lasted. More … Continue reading

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Delivering Love

According to ASPCA, “Each year, [in the USA] approximately 7.6 million animals enter animal shelters nationwide—and nearly 3 million don’t make it out.” This sad statistic brings tears to my eyes. So many lives wasted, so much love lost. However, … Continue reading

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