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They Heard Me!

Either the roses heard me grumbling yesterday about eight of them not having bloomed yet or they have access to this garden journal!  Today I was quite surprised to find that four of the eight have bloomed overnight!  Lagerfeld, Moon … Continue reading

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Happy June!

And it is indeed a happy June.  Today brought us the first opened blossom ever on Madame Isaac Pereire, an Old Garden Rose that I planted last year but which did not bloom until now.  The flowers are very large … Continue reading

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My Favorite Time of Year

Though I love Summer, late Spring has to be my favorite time of year.  A day can't go by without another rose blooming or having new blossoms open on one that has already bloomed.  The air is filled with the … Continue reading

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Roses, Roses Everywhere

Since my last entry, things in the garden have really been popping.  The white and purple rhododendrons have bloomed beautifully, though the peony is taking its own sweet time to open its huge fat buds.  It's in the world of … Continue reading

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The First Rose and a New Toy!

The garden has been quite busy over the last week or so.  The Bluebells have bloomed and the Wood Hyacinth remain in bloom.  I found in reviewing their pages on my web site that I had photos of each intermixed … Continue reading

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Things Are Popping Up All Over!

Over the last few weeks, the garden has truly sprung to life.  The azaleas are in full bloom and I've shown one eyepopping shot below.  I actually had more tulips than I expected, with the yellow and red parrot tulip … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Day!

Today was a very nice day in the garden.  While the daffodils are starting to fade, the anemone and scilla are in full bloom and the tulips are opening up, though as with years past, this year we'll probably have … Continue reading

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A Few Warmer Days …

… can do wonders for the garden, especially at this time of year!  The Forsythia are in full bloom, the Hyacinths are really popping, the entire Scilla bed is coming up, and all of the Daffodils are in bloom as … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung!

In walking through the garden today, I was very pleasantly surprised to find that several of the bulb-borne flowers have bloomed.  The crocus are to be expected around this time of year, but the daffy daffodils are in full bloom … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m Alive!

Did I ever mention that I tend to hibernate for the winter?  LOL  We had roses into November, when the cold weather put an end to them.  Though I had taken a few photos in October and November, the late … Continue reading

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