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Some are Fading, Some are Blooming,

Categories: The Garden 2014.

It’s that time of year in the gardening season when some plants are still blooming and many are fading away … some faster than others.  The Fall blooms are appearing … sedum, mums, wild asters, garlic chives.  The weather has been beautiful for the beginning of September … sunny, bright, a little bit of rain, cooler evenings, less humidity.
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Ready or Not, Here It Comes

Categories: The Garden 2014.

We have had the odd day that is warning us that Autumn is approaching.  The nights are cooler and the daytime temperatures aren’t very high. There is still about 4 weeks left of summer on the calendar but there are signs the next season is slowly starting to creep in.   The changes are subtle, but if you look you can see them.  Some mornings are foggy and folks are starting to wear sweaters for part of the day. The evening primrose is turning red,  The bleeding heart is fading right away.  The Lady’s Mantle and Iris leaves are browning
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Do You Name Your Gardens?

Categories: Fence Garden, Honeysuckle Garden, Sign Post Garden, The Garden 2014, Trellis Garden, and Windmill Garden.

~ Do you name your gardens?  I do, nothing fancy but usually related to something in the garden or the location of the garden. This just helps to keep the areas straight in my mind or if I’m talking about them to someone else.  Here is a quick peek into the garden areas. These photos were all taken at 6 pm.  The fence garden is doing well after some changes.  Some wooden edging was added after it was resized a bit.  Last year I followed this garden on a monthly basis to track the progress. The shady front garden, seen in
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