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Pretty in Pink Impatiens

“She cast her fragrance and her radiance over me.

I ought never to have run away from her…

I ought to have guessed all the affection… 31 more words


"The Flowers that Bloom in the Spring, part 2: Southern Oregon

Spring in Southern Oregon has seen widely changing climates, from days over 100 to freezing temperatures.  Most of the spring flowers did not last past the middle of May.   137 more words


Know Your Natives - Spotted Jewelweed

Spotted jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) of the Touch-Me-Not or Balsam (Balsaminaceae) Family is a tall annual found in wet soils.  In the US, it occurs throughout the eastern half of the country and also in the Pacific Northwest.   827 more words

Native Plants

Variations on a Theme: Jewelweed

Impatiens species; Balsaminaceae

Impatiens capensis
aka spotted jewelweed, spotted touch-me-not

Impatiens pallida
aka pale or yellow jewelweed, pale or yellow touch-me-not

Of the five native North American… 181 more words

My new garden - Part 2

And now, the rest of the story …

After finding the sprinkler heads and marking them with star lawn ornaments, I put down some mulch. The place was starting to take shape! 59 more words


Containing oneself.

Container gardening… the act of planting a garden in some sort of vessel not directly in the ground, is as old as civilization itself and as widely spread. 785 more words

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