Tag Archives: gardens

Plant of the Year

  It is very hard for me to choose.  I had so many good ones this year.   These airplane plants were started from one that picked up in Nice in the spring of 2013.  When I moved them out this spring I almost killed them by not hardening them off and exposing them to …

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Volunteers

This is our second spring here so I am surprised by the number of plant volunteers that I am finding.  I am surprised because before we came not much ornamental (read flowery summer plants) gardening was done here.  I am guessing that I am responsible for most of these volunteers.          There …

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The Garden in Late May

  It is just starting to fill out.  View from the front door.     Found this pot, slightly damaged, hidden in the bushes.  It was just perfect for a ‘hot biscuit’ as my father used to call them.     View from the drive.  I am glad that I used weed block fabric and …

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Busy in the garden

Look what appeared overnight…             They were in my crape myrtle.  And then gone that afternoon. 

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How is the garden looking? Late April, Early May

I think it looks good.     This is the iris bed that Richard helped me make last fall.  We moved all the iris from a very shaded, crowded bed down to this sunnier spot.  And they have done well here.  First to bloom was the deep blue/purple.  Now in early May there is a …

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