Tag Archives: Perennials

End of Summer

As we head into Labor Day weekend even I have to admit summer is over. The night-time temperatures have dropped into the 40’s. Can you hear that noise? It’s me whining. ūüôā The gardens are still looking good, and I’m … Continue reading

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Floral Monday

Tis the season of the Iris, and I love every minute of it. It doesn’t last long so I make sure I go out to check on them every day because I don’t want to miss one beautiful bloom. Are … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 08/17/16

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Summertime

We’ve had high temperatures, high humidity, and a heat index around 100 for too many days.¬†It’s hot. It’s dry. It is¬†really dry as you can see from the¬†lack of water flowing over the¬†Cocheco Falls. Geez, there’s grass and weeds growing … Continue reading

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Cherished Phlox

This vase is a treasured possession¬†because it is from my grandparents’ 50th wedding anniversary¬†in 1967. But, my cherished item is¬†the plant itself¬†– the simple perennial phlox. This old-fashioned¬†plant that most gardeners today wouldn’t even think of having in their garden … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 07/12/16

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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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