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Photo of the Week: Violet

Of all the photos I took yesterday of a flower garden, I have to say, these are my favourite, the purple clematis. So stunning in shades of  purple and green. 19 more words

Photograph Of The Week

Basking in the Glow

I feel particularly satisfied with this image today. This Clematis was goners. Trampled and crushed beneath debris and seemingly torn beyond repair. One single strand of tattered vine remained and maybe only a few inches in length. 93 more words

SwittersB

Clematis Jackmanii

Clematis Jackmanii is one of the most popular and widely grown clematis culitvars in Canada. Hardy to zone 4a, I’ve found it to be not only successful but prolific in my zone 3 garden. 103 more words

Gardening

A little adventure

Today’s guest picture shows Barrington Court in Somerset, recently visited by my sister Mary who kindly sent me the photograph.

We came to the end of our endlessly sunny weather today and to my relief at least, it was quite a bit cooler outside.  675 more words

Birds

Moonflower

Pretty moonflower,
Tattered and chewed,
Still you glow sweetly,
Each night renewed.

Copyright 2014 Brenda Davis Harsham

Note: I called this flower a moonflower, not because it’s the moonflower morning glory, but because it’s a flower I found glowing at twilight, under the moon. 14 more words

Poetry

Summer Madness

As July nears it’s end, the garden explodes with color and work.

The Trial Fields at RHS Wisley - Late, large-flowering Clematis. A pretty piece but really no use whatsover!

Having seen this display in the Trial Fields at RHs Wisley, my immediate intent was to produce a useful guide to the plants on show, and document the shape, colour and profusion of the cultivars on trial. 189 more words

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