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The Tuesday View May 9

The Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis) on the edge of the lawn bravely continues to survive and bloom. While this past winter wasn’t too bad, it was a previous, deeply cold one and heavy snowstorm that threatened its survival. It limps along. … Continue reading

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The Tuesday View April 25

The grass is greening up and the perennials are growing in my mixed bed in the back yard. The giant alliums are leaping out of the ground, while the daylilies are not far behind. Lamb’s ears, iris, veronica and astilbe … Continue reading

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The Tuesday View March 21

Just wanted to show why I’m still not posting any spring flower photos. As you can see, it’ll be a while yet. With a nod to Cathy at Words and Herbs, who hosts a weekly meme of photos taken of the same … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Last Dregs

Most of the foliage in my garden has succumbed to repeated frosts, but a few things hang on. As I went out to gather these, a cold, gusty wind was swirling snow flurries all around. Winter is right around the … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Wild Things

  Though my garden is finished, I picked these wild goldenrod flowers (Solidago sp.) on a walk last week. Nearby was a delightfully-curled, dried stalk of grass, which I tucked into an old bottle. Simple things can be so pleasing, even … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn Hues

My orange Blenko vase was just the thing to hold an arrangement featuring all the hues of autumn, starting with orange and yellow calendula (C. officinalis). Small wands of wild goldenrod (Solidago sp.), picked from an area that was mowed in August, … Continue reading

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The Tuesday View October 18

Since I received a few requests for one last look at the garden post-frost, I thought I’d oblige. I’ve removed the sad remnants of annuals, so the look is rather sparse. However, the maple foliage more than makes up for … Continue reading

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