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Festival of flowers - hiking Sandakphu in Rhododendron season!

I don’t know (or believe) heaven exists but if it does, I’d like the road leading to its gate be littered with flowers. And I’d like those flowers be rhododendrons. 588 more words


Too Late to Prune Azaleas and Rhododendrons?

Peggy in Georgia has a problem. The rhododendron in front of her dining room window is taking over and blocking the view. It needs “a hard cut-back,” she says. 322 more words

The Daily South

A Sunny Winter Day in Dunedin, New Zealand

Winter is here!

In Dunedin we are experiencing a rather cold one.  We have had sleet, snow, ice, rain and wind. It has been bitterly cold with temperatures of minus ten degrees and we are just not used to that.   134 more words


Mid-Summer Garden Chores

By Phran Novelli

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – What were those things you were supposed to do by the 4th of July, besides clean the grill and buy marshmallows? 204 more words

Heard On

Algonquin Island Gardens, Part I

Algonquin Island is part of the Toronto Islands, which I wrote about in this post a few days ago. The Toronto Islands are a unique space, the largest urban area in North America without motor vehicles. 365 more words



We’re at our cabin this week for the 4th of July with most of our family who will arrive for a long weekend. The mountains are beautiful this time of year, and it’s the first time we’ve actually seen the wild rhododendrons in full bloom adjoining our property since purchasing Barefoot Cabin two years ago. 386 more words

Christian Marriage

Late June Garden 2015

Last Sunday was a wonderful mountain living day, as the temperature cooled to the mid-60s overnight, and I opened every window in the house for a good airing early in the morning.  257 more words