Category Archives: Flowers

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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Spring skips a day or two

Less than an inch here. The Neeleys got two feet in NW Pennsylvania.

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Bright sun early but snow forecast

All those pink buds turned black two nights later when we went down to 24 degrees.

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St David’s Day

March 1st 2017, a drizzly morning after several days of unseasonably warm weather.

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Our rose

Our rose is still with us, despite having suffered a one-inch rainfall and then a number of frosts. This may be my last rose picture of the year, because right afterwards, Jammer knocked off a half-dozen petals with a swipe … Continue reading

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