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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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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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The Tuesday View October 4

  The trees have begun to turn in earnest, all the way to the sumac at the river you see through the window in the forest. The blue-violet, heart-leaved asters (Symphyotrichum cordifolium), have flopped a bit from the drizzly rain … Continue reading

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The Tuesday View September 27

Since a frost was predicted for Sunday night, we covered a few things, my spouse made a support to hold a tarp to cover the largest zinnia and dahlia patch (see D. ‘Voodoo’ below), and I picked nearly every tender flower in … Continue reading

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The Tuesday View September 20

Fall color is beginning to creep into the trees and ferns behind the garden, a process that helps me adjust to the inevitable. The biggest changes from last week are the sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) have been decapitated by a hungry … Continue reading

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