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Wordless Wednesday

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Silent Sunday

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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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2017 Highlights

A look back over 2017 and some of the beauty we shared. Thanks for being a part of it. Best wishes to all in the coming year!

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Chrysanthemum Show

Every year, Smith College’s Lyman Plant House holds a Chrysanthemum Show for two weeks starting on the first Saturday in November. Two glass houses are packed with blooms of all shapes, colors and sizes, with one house showcasing student’s own hybrids, … Continue reading

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The Tuesday View September 26

Three perennials are blooming and the rest of the garden will be carried into frost by annuals. Two mounds of lavender Heart-leaved Asters (Symphyotrichum cordifolium), far left rear and middle, are peaking and buzzing with bees. Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) and white Phlox … Continue reading

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The Tuesday View September 19

Triggered by cooler than normal temperatures in August and early September, the garden is heading towards dormancy as the trees behind it attest. The tall Sunflowers along the back have gone to seed with a few Morning Glories clambering up … Continue reading

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