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The Tuesday View August 8

A somewhat grainy view of the garden from the upstairs window shows more of the back of the garden, usually hidden from my usual viewpoint from the deck. Along the back left, vigorous Morning Glory (Ipomoea ‘Heavenly Blue’) vines, which I … Continue reading

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The Tuesday View August 1

The garden is in its prime season and we’re getting much pleasure looking down upon it from the deck where we take all our meals when the weather permits. Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) are flowering abundantly, attracting many different bees and … Continue reading

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The Tuesday View July 18

The garden progresses quickly and it feels like summer is flying by. This garden is heading into its prime season, so the next month will be delightful for viewing. Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) have started flowering, attracting fritillary butterflies and a single … Continue reading

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The Tuesday View June 27

The main garden progresses, filling in abundantly. A magnet for Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterflies, Carolina lupine (Thermopsis villosa) is standing tall. Sundrops (Oenothera fruticosa) and Loosestrife (Lysimachia punctata) all together present a yellow palate and Lamb’s Ears (Stachys byzantina) blossoms in front give bees plenty of forage. Other things … Continue reading

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The Tuesday View May 23

Two weeks of ample rain and a three-day heat wave have created the perfect conditions for growth in the garden and beyond. Allium aflatunense ‘Purple Sensation’ have begun blooming and A. giganteum are nearly so. The heat burnt its foliage– … Continue reading

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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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