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Art & Photography - Even a Firecracker Cries

Weeping Dahlia

This is Mr. Dahlia, Firecracker for short, who lives in a large flower pot in my back yard. He is a a real show-stopper, a bit over-the-top, very colorful and an all-around easy to care for new found friend. 393 more words


Garden Blogger's Bloom Day: July

The garden in July  is great! The weeds have slowed down, everything that needs it is already staked, the bedding plants are all in and the pots planted.   966 more words


Train Garden and Shade Gardening - What a Great Combo!

Train or miniature gardens are somewhat common in our area. So are shade gardens, especially those that bloom color like the Astilbe in the shade. One really has to take their time to soak in all the beauty and interest in this particular train garden. 388 more words


Not over the hill yet

Today’s guest picture, sent to me by their father, shows two more children of a Langholm exile.  William and Sara, grandchildren of Mike Tinker, are standing in front of the monument to the 29th chieftain of  Clan Macdougall in Oban where they are on holiday.  689 more words