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Impatiens, Flower of the Day, July 26, 2016

Found in the back garden of Viva Mexico, where we are holding our camp this week.  Love its subtlety and it looks like a glowing red star with a block hole in the middle! 6 more words


Take Three Challenge | Week 4

This week I was thinking we’d all attempt to take a photo of a color that gives us trouble.  Hot colors like red tend to give me a hard time.   271 more words


Thought for the day .....

Good Morning and Welcome to Saturday the 16th day of July, 2016.


One of my most favourite things on the planet is FLOWERS. 193 more words

Thought For The Day

Summer Containers for Shade

Recently there has been a strong movement towards perennials among the containers in our shady back garden. They got tired of buying hordes of annuals in spring, and then again in summer. 531 more words

Shade Gardening

Go figure...

I cannot understand how I can grow some types of plants and not others. I suspect it has to do with watering techniques, but that might not be all of it. 317 more words


Policeman’s Helmet - July 2016 Weed of the Month

In 1839, seeds of Impatiens glandulifera were sent from their native home in western Himalaya to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, England.   Within 15 years, populations had escaped and naturalized into the English countryside.   1,081 more words

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