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Summer Garden Days

I really must give plenty of kudos to the gardeners who maintain our beautiful gardens at Point Defiance Park, Tacoma. It never ceases to amaze me how each summer they put on a glorious, colorful display of flowers. 201 more words


Flowers and quilts

I am working on the border of the star quilt.

in the picture you can see the pencil I use to do the marking.  The pencil washes out pretty easily so when the quilt is done it goes into the washing machine and then the dryer. 159 more words


skeltons on the windowsill

this is what remains of a stunning Hydrangea blossom.


Watering, rearranging, picking and a new door

Lots going on today, but the thing that struck me most is that water and water hoses have become much heavier in the past few months than they were years ago. 539 more words

Life In The Dakotas

Make Our Garden Grow Maybe?

Even though I’ve killed many a cactus in my day, during my city dwelling¬†years I always longed to have a flower garden. Forget vegetables and herbs! 1,134 more words

Garden Textures

The garden changes daily now.

Sunflowers, Bee Balm, Cone Flowers, Brown Eyed Susan flowers fill up the empty spaces.

The back drop of corn fields rustle with the wind. 21 more words

After the Heat

This weekend I have assessed the state of my garden. I was gone for the first 2 weeks of July, then we had a week of HOT weather that kept me away from serious garden chores, other than early morning watering forays. 472 more words