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Plant of the Week - Aquilegia (Columbine)

This week we are looking at the delightful Aquilegia. This lovely perennial can be found in meadows and woodland but you will also find them in gardens. 368 more words

Wildlife Gardening

Little Lanterns

Columbines come in many sizes and colors.

My largest have purple blooms.  My most numerous have pink blooms.

The white bloomers stand out in shade. 82 more words

January means January?

As January draws to a close we’re still wrapped in a cocoon of grey spun from wet silvery threads of salty cloud whipped up from a plumbean sea by the breath of Zephyrus. 309 more words

Island Life

Of Plants and Ponds

So I had a little time in the garden this morning in between the rain showers. Did a couple of odd jobs. I also noticed something, but I will show that in another post, probably tomorrow. 328 more words


In My Garden - Aquilegia

Aquilegia, also known as Columbine and Granny’s Bonnet, is a perennial which flowers in spring. The blooms are striking – a spurred bell-shaped flower made up of five petals that spread out from the base surrounding five larger sepals. 134 more words

Interesting Things


Welcome to the Muck. The muck is my mind. My mind is a never ending carnival ride- a.k.a. “The Zipper”. A terrifying ride, “the zipper”. Out and out unpredictable, spinning and rocking and clinging for dear life in your little metal cage…you know it’ll eventually end, so you wait in line FOREVER, just to piss your pants in fear. 56 more words