Tag Archives: Ilex × meserveae ‘Blue Princess’

Wordless Wednesday

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , | 89 Comments

In A Vase On Monday – Holiday Welcome

I like to make holiday arrangements for my front porch to welcome guests. A large wooden bucket, filled with Fraser fir (Abies fraseri), Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus), Threadleaf False Cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Sungold’) and Winterberry (Ilex verticillata) is finished with a … Continue reading

Posted in Country Gardening, My Photos | Tagged , , , , , | 77 Comments

In A Vase On Monday – Holiday Basket

The Christmas holiday theme continues this week with a hanging basket of balsam fir (Abies balsamea), Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus), holly sprigs (Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Princess’) and winterberries (Ilex verticillata). I’ve added a snowflake-imprinted ribbon bow and a faux red cardinal to … Continue reading

Posted in Country Gardening, My Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 54 Comments

Glazed

Saturday night’s storm left every leaf and twig glazed with ice. With the temperatures dropping and predicted to stay below freezing for the rest of the week, ours will be a glittery, winter wonderland for a while.    

Posted in Country Living, My Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 75 Comments