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Late September in the Garden

Fall colors are going to be late this year and likely not as pretty as in other years due to the dry weather, the need for rain, and warmth that is lasting too long.  593 more words

Gardening

The Valley of Flowers at last, Sunday August 28

It’s 30  years this year since Martyn bought me Frank Smythe’s book, The Valley of Flowers, so it’s been a long wait to get here!  1,202 more words

Tour of Remaining Flowers

At this time of the year, despite our irrigation system, the flowers are pretty well spent. It just gets too hot here for most to make it to frost. 141 more words

Gardening

Early September Garden and Oklawaha Greenway Walk

It has finally cooled down to a reasonable low 80s during the day, so DH and I can get back to doing some hiking.  This weekend, he wanted to explore the Oklawaha Greenway that runs through Hendersonville.  432 more words

Gardening

The Rescue Flowers

A sure sign of Autumn, the first potted Chrysanthemums have appeared recently at garden centers and home stores.

Is it time to remove the summer blooms that are thriving on the front porch ? 159 more words

Family

Rain tally and some plantings

The rain for August was just over 70 mm, which is very good for here. Today I sowed seeds for thyme, sage, marigold, red Aztec corn and Impatiens in the grenhouse, some chives in a hanging pot, and radish and silver beet seeds in bed 5. 116 more words

Plants

In the gardens of my friends, week 4

They will say, “This desolate land has become like the garden of Eden; and the waste, desolate and ruined cities are fortified and inhabited.” —

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Flourishing Tree