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A Trip Around the Yard

The temperatures have FINALLY gone down a bit and we can breathe when we’re outside. Another 10 degrees down or so and I’ll be in heaven. 111 more words


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


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


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


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


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