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Today it’s quite cold. Just now, with a blustery north wind, only 53 Fahrenheit. But for the last few weeks we really had spring-like weather. I even had to mow the lawn a week ago – much sooner than I had hoped for. 96 more words


Trumpet Vine Triage

A big 80mph snow-wind nearly took down the trumpet vine awhile back. A previous post shows my temporary solution to keep it standing. This week a permanent solution went up. 109 more words

Coatsville Update

Sketching a flower...

Found a flower that I’d never seen before while wandering around my parents’ yard in Texas so I brought it in to sketch. It seems to be a variety of trumpet vine…enjoy and have a wonderful New Year!


First Snow and Ice

Well it happened. We got some snow on Saturday and this view of the trumpet vine on Sunday morning shows it had created an instant winter wonderland. 15 more words


The Colors that appear

The tangerine trumpet vines colors are the colors of fall. They are beautiful and I really enjoy it when they are blooming.

This is about the closest we get to any fall color in our yard.

Sonya Lira Photography

Life's Little Pleasures

Just came in from being in the garden, trying to get some fall clean up started, when the unexpected buzz of a hummingbird whirled around my head. 116 more words

The Garden Gate

The vine tree...

*Seen in town of Lovech, NC Bulgaria, on Saturday, and dedicated to a friend, who was born in that town, but now lives some 10 (omg, 10?) time zones away from it… Remember your roots, they say… … 11 more words