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Here in the south, fall is a great time to landscape

We are all accustomed to planting in the spring. There are many reasons for this, but is it really the best time for long term plant survival? 502 more words

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Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day; June 15, 2017

Three very hot days this week brought out quite a few blooms in my garden, just in time for June’s Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, hosted by Carol at… 564 more words

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Tuesday's Views; June 13, 2017

Summer has well and truly arrived in my corner of Northeastern Pennsylvania, with bright sun, high temperatures (mid-90s!), and humidity, and the flowers in the rock garden have responded colorfully! 709 more words

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Tuesday's View; May 30, 2017: Desperately Seeking Sunshine!

If today were Monday, the title of this post would be “Rainy Days and Mondays!”  However, it is Tuesday, and this week finds me thanking goodness for the rhododendron and the splash of pizzazz it brings to the rock garden during this gray, damp, and dreary spell of weather that’s taken hold here in Northeastern Pennsylvania!   428 more words

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Blue, Blue; My Garden's Blue!

The season of yellow has mostly passed on now, and my garden has entered its blue period.  At the top of the Terrace Garden, the Ajuga, transplanted from my lawn, has taken strong hold and is doing its best to overtake the Creeping Phlox and the threadleaf Coreopsis: 284 more words

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Tuesday's View: May 16, 2017

There’s really not been much change in the rock garden this week.  The bright gaiety of the Creeping Phlox and Basket of Gold continues to delight me, and the tiny but bold ‘Henriquesii’ Narcissi continue to make a strong statement along the front edge of the bed.   248 more words

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Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day; May 15, 2017

Here’s what mid-May has brought to my gardens this year:

The Lasagna Bed:

The two Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart bushes in the lasagna bed are heavily in bloom right now, and so is one of my two… 656 more words

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