Tag Archives: Day lilies

Gardening in the heat

We have just closed out a week of high temps and humidity resulting in ‘feels’ like >100 degrees Fahrenheit. The amount of gardening done here was minimal, which translated means the only time I ventured outside was to water or … Continue reading

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Sentence enhancers

or swear words? I think it all depends upon your week. 🙂 This past week, I used several colorful words to emphasize how life was going. I won’t bore you with all the details, but I definitely said a couple … Continue reading

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Flowers feed the soul

It’s lily season in New England. I know they only last for a single day, but I love them anyway. They’re the same, but different. The colors are all beautiful. They’re straight, and they are curly. They are large, and … Continue reading

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Macro Monday

I’m back at the lake for a couple of days this week enjoying the sunshine, warm temperatures, and baking my bones. 🙂 The lilies, roses, and cornflowers have started to show their stuff in the perennial beds. The raspberries are … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge

New England definitely has four separate seasons. But, when the challenge came through for seasons, I immediately thought about seasonal flowers. I love spring flowers like Bleeding Hearts, have beds full of Day Lilies, appreciate the beauty of giant Sunflowers, and enjoy Poinsettias … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant

On this cold, gray and gloomy winter’s day, it is with a happy heart that I send you this collage of vibrant flower photos from last summer’s garden. Happy Friday and have a colorful weekend. 🙂 Linked to the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: … Continue reading

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Gardening, quilting and traveling

Here’s hoping you all had a nice weekend. We certainly enjoyed some delicious smoked meat, sides, and good craft beer to celebrate the 4th here at home. The State of New Hampshire played host to about 900,000 visitors with a dozen … Continue reading

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