Tag Archives: Perennials

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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Weekly Photo Challenge: Transition

It seems like magic in the spring when the peonies start to burst forth and transition from tiny buds to beautiful blooms while producing an intoxicating fragrance. I shake the ants off, cut some blooms, and bring them inside to enjoy. I … Continue reading

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Garden and Thread

The foliage is beautiful, but the garden is getting sleepy, very sleepy. We’ve had temps in the 20’s at night with snow flurries a little north of here. Killington ski area in Vermont is open with man-made snow. It’s getting close, … Continue reading

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Tuesday talk

I always post on Monday, but I was busy. My church lady gardening friend asked me to help her bring some gardens back to life at a summer chapel near us. First, we shopped in my yard to get the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Wordless Wednesday – From my garden

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May Gardens

It’s May. My back hurts, my hat has a sweat line on it already, and my nails are broken and dirty. Ah, the life of a gardener. 🙂 My gardens are waking up from a long winter but that includes … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ephermeral

 In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Ephemeral.”

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Wishing and Hoping

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September garden color

I get a chill just writing September. Where did the summer go? I wanted it to last longer after that wicked winter. Oh well, I guess I need some cheese with my whine.  🙂 The flower gardens are still lush … Continue reading

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