Category Archives: garden

Ten Best Tuesday: The Best Annuals In My Garden This Year

These are the top ten annuals from my garden this year.  Low maintenance (no deadheading required for continuous bloom, many were new to me and pleasant surprises.   Ageratum Cloud Nine Pink I always have Blue Ageratums, but Pink! always appeals.  … Continue reading

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DOA In the Garden With The Plants and Rabbits

Rabbits love peppers, even jalapenos.  And Jacob’s Ladder, and lots of stuff.  They’re babies though, just babies.  I continue my efforts to block them from the vegetable garden.  Lots in bloom despite them. Daylily Barbara Mitchell A Peony I gave … Continue reading

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Garden Miscellany

Dicentra Alba Duranta Gold Edge Lamb’s Ears Jacob’s Ladder Stairway to Heaven Hardy Geranium Allium Purple Sensation Hosta Sum and Substance Variegated Solomon’s Seal Hosta H. Fluctuans “Variegated” (now known as “Sagae”) Maidenhair Fern Bloodroot Epimedium Rubrum, Japanese Painted Fern … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Daylily Dreaming

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Garden Pics

Ah summer and the livin’ is easy.  Here’s how things are looking after a massive tree trimming and fresh mulch.  My garden so far, the “Good Parts Version.”

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The Garden This Week

Cool temperatures this week were a challenge as I brought plants in at night or stored them in my little greenhouses.  I’m seeing predictions for more cool night temps coming next week which is discouraging. I’m working on potting up … Continue reading

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Snow incoming!

As Prince once said “Sometimes it snows in April”.   Last year it snowed in May!  The Horror!I am reminded that I missed Garden Bloggers Bloom Day yesterday but I do actually have a few crocus boldly flowering.  Despite the … Continue reading

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Today in the Garden

It has been raining heavily but thank heavens not destructively for several days.  Everything is LUSH. It is a JUNGLE.   Here are some photos of the jungle: Strawberry in Strawberry Pot! Seedlings hardening off in a mini-greenhouse.  I keep finding … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Day Makes, Seriously.

Original, eh?  Still I took these photos tonight of the snow filled area on Tuesday morning’s video.  Voila! Spring! Touches of green in the grass! My Baptista appears upright and unharmed.  My sweet husband brought out my swing 🙂 Raised … Continue reading

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Gardening Season 2013 Kickoff in D.O.A.’s Garden

I have taken off about five days each spring whenever I can to give my garden a jump start.  Clear away leaves and old foliage, draw new maps of what survived the winter, make plans for new plantings, get my … Continue reading

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