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These are the Gardens in Your Neighborhood (Veronica's Garden)

Judy and I have done a lot of traveling to visit gardens in other states and even other countries. But it is worth remembering that there are unique and remarkable gardens literally right around the corner. 576 more words

Garden Design

Left Bank Garden Makeover!

The Left Bank is my new name for the sunny garden bed that is west of the driveway, between the crabapple and the sidewalk. I like the name, but at the moment the garden looks like a collection of green lumps. 641 more words

Native Plants And Wildflowers

A fragrant fiesta: Lilium 'Triumphator'

Lilium ‘Triumphator’ is an unusual lily because it is one of the few Oriental/longiflorum hybrids. Oriental lilies are well known for their heavily fragrant, saucer-shaped flowers  and… 283 more words

New Plants

Threadgold Press – lessons learnt

One of the privileges of being your own publisher is being able to choose your own book cover. Over the last month I have really concentrated on this (actually since April, if I’m honest). 204 more words

Writing Notes

RAINDROPS ARE FALLING ON OUR HEADS

For several years now we have been living under “extreme drought” conditions.

Going back to the summers of 2011 and 2012

We’ve been below normal rainfall. 259 more words

Dahlias