Tag Archives: Phlox

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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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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Fruits of your labor

This time of year in New England is interesting. We savor every warm moment, don’t look forward to the mountains of leaves or the snow to follow, and enjoy every item picked in the garden before the first frost. Some days we harvest an … Continue reading

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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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Wordless Wednesday – Pink

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Wordless Wednesday – Phlox

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Where have they gone?

I thought I’d planned well. For many years, I have had a lot of the suggested perennials for a successful butterfly garden, and we do not spray anywhere on the property. Purple Coneflowers, Yellow Coreopsis, Orange Blanket Flowers, Phlox in … Continue reading

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