Category Archives: Other Garden

Posts about the rest of the garden

Roses, Roses Everywhere

Since I last blogged, Graham Thomas and Falstaff have bloomed, leaving only Mme. Isaac Pereire and Tropicana yet to bloom.  As both have buds, I'm not worried.  All of the other roses are in full bloom, with some already past … Continue reading

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More Roses

Over the last few days, more of the roses have bloomed.  Double Delight, Dr. Huey, Fisherman's Friend, Lagerfeld, Pat Austin, and Peace have all produced delightful blossoms.  The roses that had already bloomed have continued to produce more blossoms, with … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Day in the Garden

Today was a good day for the garden.  The new landscaper came and the grass, which had been waist high in spots, is now back to being a lawn.  They did a good job of cleaning up too, so everything … Continue reading

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The Third Roses

Yes, roses plural, we have a three-way tie! 🙂 Yesterday, Heritage, Red Ribbons, and Winchester Cathedral all opened blossoms to tie for third place this year.  Louise Odier and Zephirine Drouhin are really starting to open lots of buds now … Continue reading

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The Second Rose!

This year, I'm reminded of the old song about April showers bringing May flowers.  With thirteen inches of rain (!) in April, it's perhaps not surprising that we have lots of flowers in May.  Over the years, Zephirine Drouhin and … Continue reading

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More Blooms

In my walk through the garden (kind of chilly and windy today, but sunny), I found that the Wood Hyacinth and Azaleas have begun to bloom.  Though the texts say that Bluebells and Wood Hyacinth are one and the same, … Continue reading

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More Flowers, More Rain

Although there's a thunderstorm raging outside tonight, earlier today I was able to go out in the garden and take a few photos.  The Grape Hyacinths have joined the other bulbs in bloom.  The Anemones are also putting on a … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung, The Grass Has Riz …

… and I know where the flowers is — they're in my garden! A couple of eighty degree days have done wonders for the garden after everything was nigh unto drowned by nine inches of rain (!!!) in a little … Continue reading

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Planting Day

My new Madame Isaac Pereire rose arrived late yesterday and after soaking her roots in dilute MiracleGro for Roses overnight, I planted her today in the spot that used to be occupied by Showbiz.  I hope she does well.  I've … Continue reading

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More Flowers

Today brought the first anemones and crocus in addition to still more daffodils.  It was a very pleasant day to be in the garden!  Here's the first crocus.

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