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Solstice Greetings

Whether you live in the northern or southern hemisphere, I send you warm Solstice Greetings!

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Silent Sunday

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In A Vase On Monday – Pink & Yellow

For this week’s vase, I’ve used bright yellow daisies of woodland sunflower (Helianthus divaricata) and zinnia (Z. ‘Profusion Yellow’). I think the ‘Profusion’ series is one of the best zinnia hybrids, a super performer that is drought and heat tolerant, as well … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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In A Vase On Monday – Summer Meadow

For this week’s vase, my spouse requested a “tall” arrangement and I’m happy to oblige. I’ve chosen our tallest vase, a sleek, black glass in the Ming-style, that was a gift from his brother many years ago. Curiously, when held up … Continue reading

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Lazy Summer Afternoon

Fluffy, cottony clouds float in a Wedgewood blue sky. In the treetops above me, goldfinches twitter; cedar waxwings dart and swoop after insects, calling “zee-zee” to one other. I sit in one of the Andirondack chairs above the river, taking in … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Wordless Wednesday

   

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Green Frog

Here is one of the handsome green frogs that take up residence every summer in the small pond outside our front door. This fellow came out to enjoy the sun on one of warm days we had last week, basking on the little … Continue reading

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My Gardens

Although my gardens that I have been working in all summer have been blooming abundantly, it occurred to me that I haven’t written about them or posted photos. How remiss of me! So here is a recap of what has happened … Continue reading

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