Monthly Archives: August 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue

A deserted beach with a bright yellow sign spoke to my family – stay out of the water. The previous week, there had been an Ironman competition with over 2,000 participants in the water resulting in E.coli bacteria. ­čśŽ ┬áI … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Orange

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Wordless Wednesday – Pollinator

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Phlox

Phlox have been around for a long time and there are many cultivars. They were prominent in gardens in the first half of the 1900’s and fell out of favor in the second half of the century.┬áRecently they have resurfaced … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

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Wordless Wednesday – Red, White and Blue

 

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August in New England

All the gardens are thriving. The cottage perennials, the hosta and other shade plants, and our veggies are all doing well. We still have a lot of flowers to cut and fresh vegetables for the table. Yesterday we took a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture

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Wordless Wednesday – Weed or Wonder

 

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In the garden

It┬áis bursting at the borders. The day lilies are still blooming, the brown-eyed susans and coneflowers are coming into their own, and the mop head hydrangea┬áare beautiful. We have had enough rain to keep the perennials blossoming and spreading so … Continue reading

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