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Dear weather gods,  You’ve been working very  hard for the last ten days.  You must be exhausted from providing us with all this variety – hail storms, snow showers, bright sunshine, rain showers, light frost, light breezes and fierce winds to name just a few.  157 more words

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Flowers - Part II

I showed you pictures of the new plants I planted on our deck. I took some pics a couple of days ago of the flowers I just planted in the rest of the yard, plus a couple of others I wanted to share with you. 201 more words


Cameron Park (CA), Jackmanii Clematis Flower, Leaves, Aphids

It has been a bit of a challenge to take decent photographs of this beautiful clematis climbing vine in the “French Quarter” of the yard.  This patio area of the sideyard is nicknamed the French Quarter due to the functioning lamppost topped with 4-yellow hued lights.   189 more words


Clematis armandii and the horrid winter of 2017

I despaired when my Clematis armandii fell off the pergola this winter and landed in a tangled frozen mess onto the deck for 3+ weeks.  I waited for a titch of a thaw and then ever so gently tried to maneuver it back up onto the pergola. 184 more words




Transitioning from winter to spring, the water freezes in my rain spout creating a frozen waterfall while my clematis blooms.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Winter – Water


2 Quote A Flower Daily - Purple Clematis Duo

“Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.”

~Doug Firebaugh