Category Archives: Other Garden

Posts about the rest of the garden

The Lily Patch

As it does every year as the roses start to fade from their first flush, the lily patch has erupted into colorful bloom.  The daylily Double Cutie was first and now the daylily Leebea Orange Crush (shown below) has, as … Continue reading

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And Then There Were None …

… none left to bloom, that is! As expected, Garden Party has bloomed, becoming the last of my roses to do so, even though it's been living in the shade of Louise Odier.  It's nice to have a year where … Continue reading

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More Roses

Today is a carbon copy of yesterday, hazy, hot, and humid, though perhaps a little hotter and more humid.  I went out briefly to check on the garden and things aren't yet wilting in the heat, which is a little … Continue reading

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And Then There Was One

As expected, Tropicana has bloomed, leaving poor Garden Party as the only rose yet to flower.  Comparing this year with last, even though Tropicana is next to last to bloom, it was still a good two weeks sooner than last … 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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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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