Category Archives: Gardening

Bad weather coming

But magnolias April 6th: Magnolias April 10th: (Their petals were almost all on the ground after the rainfall April 15th.)

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First full day of spring

 

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Hellebore

I’ve seen hellebores blooming even in the dead of winter, but I’m not sure I’ve ever seen such a wide-open bloom.

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St David’s Day

Sandy surprised me with this first daffodil — I’d said none were out yet.

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Waiting for spring

The ground’s littered with those prickly seed pods from the sweetgum trees, but the magnolia buds are swelling, and today we spotted our first crocus!

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A few summer flowers

In July, some from the garden, some from the roadside: Tall Phlox, Cornflower, Black-Eyed Susan, Mimosa, Queen Anne’s Lace, Rose of Sharon, Smooth Sumac

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The new patio

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Still waiting for bluebirds

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Tree peony

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Eastern redbud

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