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Love is in the Water

Reading about Japanese courtly love during the Heian Period has turned my thoughts towards a tale I heard while in Turkey. I don’t recall all of the details, but essentially it involved lovers sitting in a garden beside a river conducting clandestine conversations by gathering bunches of flowers and taking turns tossing the blossoms into the flowing water. 39 more words


Garden in July - The Weekly Look

I got a comment from a reader on garden walks in general. Before I got into the next posts on many of them, I had to noodle this question to find out the reason behind it. 626 more words


Great flowers for a blue garden

If you would like to do an all-blue flower border, here are some plants you should definitely consider using.

Hardy geraniums: “Johnson’s Blue” is an old favourite but “Rozanne” is a better pick. 334 more words

In The Garden

Lovely Larkspur

Larkspur (Consolida) flowers in that rare shade of blue and purple, that is so beloved of gardeners, are one of the joys of the self sown garden. 263 more words