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Never underestimate the intelligence of a slug!

A new gardening year begins, outdoor tasks take on a new frenzy,

Tidying, pruning, planting, sewing seed…and always the weeds. 242 more words


Stretcher case

Today’s guest picture, taken by my sister Mary on one of her walks, shows an artwork at the Tower of London.  It consists of ceramic poppies and when it is finished, it will surround the tower with a flood of poppies equal to the number of British and Commonwealth casualties of the First World War.  625 more words


Summer Garden Days

I really must give plenty of kudos to the gardeners who maintain our beautiful gardens at Point Defiance Park, Tacoma. It never ceases to amaze me how each summer they put on a glorious, colorful display of flowers. 201 more words


A little adventure

Today’s guest picture shows Barrington Court in Somerset, recently visited by my sister Mary who kindly sent me the photograph.

We came to the end of our endlessly sunny weather today and to my relief at least, it was quite a bit cooler outside.  675 more words


Summer's Bright Accents

So many berries and cherries at Coppertop!

We’ve been needing to harvest daily. Although I thought we could hold off on harvesting the sour cherries, I’m glad we didn’t. 277 more words