Category Archives: Other Garden

Posts about the rest of the garden

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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More September Roses

What can I say?  The spectacular rose year just keeps on going.  I've posted lots of new photos of the roses in bloom over the last few weeks including Double Delight, Fisherman's Friend, Fragrant Lace, Gertrude Jekyll, Heritage, Lagerfeld, Louise … Continue reading

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The Roses of August, Part II

For the roses, this has been an exceptional August, an exceptional summer, and an exceptional year.  I have a dozen different roses in bloom in the garden right now: Double Delight, Fisherman's Friend, Garden Party, Gertrude Jekyll, Heritage, Lagerfeld, Melody … Continue reading

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A Floriferous Summer

The summer has been good for the garden.  While the three daylilies have finished blooming, many of the roses, such as Louise Odier, Fragrant Lace, Double Delight, Peace,  Lagerfeld, and others are in pretty much continuous bloom.  The rose planted … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

I had a very nice vacation, driving up to quite a scenic location, as you can see. I'm back now and found that the the garden is doing quite well.  The last of the daylilies, Plum Perfect, has bloomed, completing … Continue reading

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Just a quick note …

Tropicana has bloomed, becoming the last of the previously planted roses to do so.  The white Asiatic lily has also bloomed.  Sunbright is getting ready to open some new blossoms but I'm off for a long weekend vacation so probably … Continue reading

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Everything Is Coming Up … Lilies!

With two of the three daylilies in bloom, the oriental lily Mona Lisa must have gotten jealous, because today she opened up a whole bunch of her sweet smelling blossoms.  Gotta love it!  There's a thunderstorm rattling through now and … Continue reading

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More Roses, More Daylilies

Over the Father's Day weekend, the second of my three daylilies has bloomed.  Leebea Orange Crush is a very vivid orange daylily with very large flowers.  It has produced more and more flowers each year and it seems that this … Continue reading

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Can Plants Be Jealous?

I sometimes wonder if plants can get jealous.  For the last few weeks, the roses have been putting on an incredible show and that's just about all I've been writing about.  I think the daylilies may have gotten jealous!  From … Continue reading

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