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In A Vase On Monday – Ephemeral

In A Vase on Monday – Ephemeral Our wild daylilies (Hemerocallis fulva) begin to bloom without fail during the first week of July every year. This year’s abundant rain has produced a bumper crop. Although their blooms last only a … 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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Last Hurrah

Oakleaf Hydrangea (H. quercifolia) puts on a show in reddish-orange and burgundy beyond a screen of dried wildflowers – goldenrod, aster and heliopsis – gone to seed at the edge of the field.  

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