Category Archives: Summer

August Flowers

Here are a few things in bloom now in the flower garden. Pale yellow hollyhock The Tiger Lily was a surprise, since last year it didn’t bloom. Purple Cone Flower Black-eyed Susan Double orange daylily Lemon Thyme Sunflower What’s blooming … Continue reading

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August Garden

The garden has been fairly dry lately. While rain has come through, most of it has missed us and we’ve just got 1/10th an inch in the past week and a half. I’ve been watering with the rain barrels and … Continue reading

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Now in Bloom

Here are a few things now in bloom around the flower garden. Columbine next to the front steps. The first of the irises Cushion Spurge Another Spurge Sweet Cicily The first lupine next to the front door. Thrift The lilacs … Continue reading

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June Update: Alliums

Alliums are a short update. Most of them are in Bed 2. From one side of the bed, all you see are my onions. I mulched them last week with grass clippings. This would have been much easier if I … Continue reading

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