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The Last Roses of Summer

Tis the last rose of summer,
Left blooming alone;
All her lovely companions
Are faded and gone  ~Thomas Moore, Irish poet

November and December have been very mild this year, encouraging me to work in the garden late into the season.

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Bloom Day - August 2015

Once again, I’m joining in Carol’s meme at May Dreams Gardens this month, as she hosts Bloom Day. This is where gardeners from around the world are showcasing what is abloom in their gardens each month. 747 more words

Bloom Day

The Merry Month

The skies were bright,
Our hearts were light
in the merry merry month of May ~Stephen Foster

May is coming to a close and the garden continues to change before my eyes.

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Condo gardens on the fly

Had fun coming up with plant palettes for a couple of projects today. Since I so often seem to be thinking in vignettes, picking plants is one of my favorite things to do –  especially when it’s for other people. 523 more words

Cool Plants

Are Annuals More Expensive Than Perennials?

A post I did recently, Pep Up the Perennials – Use Annuals, generated a comment mentioning annuals as “pricy”. I deal with a lot of nurseries in my job … 1,463 more words


The Flower Born Today

The flower that you hold in your hands was born today and already it is as old as you are. ~Antonio Porchia

Each day as I walk through my garden, I see the culmination of work that I did last year, or ten years ago.

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