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August Garden

Those who have been following this blog for a few years might remember that my largest garden out back peaks during the first week or so of August. Despite the heat and lack of rain, it is right on time, … Continue reading

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In A Vase on Monday – Sundrops

Sundrops (Oenothera fruticosa) are bright and beautiful in the garden right now. In a contrasting cobalt blue jug, their gold color just pops. Bachelor buttons (Centaurea cyanus) and Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) provide additional blue. White Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) and Daisy Fleabane … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Silent Sunday

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In The Garden Today

With all the recent rain and warmth, the garden is in peak form, pleasing us and the pollinators– hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. Even the goldfinches have begun to harvest Sunflower and Cosmos seeds. I love it when the garden becomes … Continue reading

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In The Garden

The big garden is coming into its peak with both perennials and annuals providing a riot of color. Pink Coneflowers (Echinacea purpurea), Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus), blue Globe Thistle (Echinops ritro), fluffy pink Astilbe taquettii, blazing red Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’, yellow, red and orange Daylilies … 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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The Tuesday View August 22

The sunflowers along the back have begun to bloom, Helianthus annuus  ‘Lemon Queen’ and ‘Italian White’ are to the left with a packet of mixed that look like they are all a variety used for the cut flower trade, not what … Continue reading

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The Tuesday View August 8

A somewhat grainy view of the garden from the upstairs window shows more of the back of the garden, usually hidden from my usual viewpoint from the deck. Along the back left, vigorous Morning Glory (Ipomoea ‘Heavenly Blue’) vines, which I … Continue reading

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