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Flying Away

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Morning Embrace

November light embraces a milkweed pod draped in goldenrod.

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Sow Milkweed in November

Once milkweed pods (Asclepias species) dry and start to split open, collect the seeds and sow them directly where you want them to grow, covering them lightly with loose soil. They need a cold period in order to germinate, so winter … Continue reading

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Looking Good November 6

Foliage is the primary focus in the garden these days, with my current favorites being the above bridal wreath (Spirea x vanhouttei) and in the photo below, oakleaf hydrangea (H. quercifolia). Both display multiple layers of color, adding light and depth. Beyond foliage as … Continue reading

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Looking Good October 23

After the hard frosts of last weekend, most of my garden is looking pretty grim. When you love the garden as much as we do, it can be a bit disheartening to bid this source of joy and inspiration adieu … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Looking Good October 2

I’m joining Gillian at Country Garden UK in her weekly meme Looking Good. She asks us to showcase highlights in our garden each week and link back to her site. Pop on over to see what’s special in gardener’s plots around the globe. After … Continue reading

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