Category Archives: Color in the garden

Wide vistas and wet closeups

We had the most wonderful long Easter weekend with friends in their log cabin on the Deschutes River, near Mt. Bachelor. The weather was wonderful, and over the course of our stay, we both skied and paddled, ate and toasted … Continue reading

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Random springiness on the First Day of Spring

So, it’s the First Day of Spring, they say. To me, it  seems half way over – I haven’t written a single post about the garden marvels I’ve come across this year. Oh well, better late than never. Here are a few – in no particular order… … Continue reading

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Bloom Day – August 2015

Once again, I’m joining in Carol’s meme at May Dreams Gardens this month, as she hosts Bloom Day. This is where gardeners from around the world are showcasing what is abloom in their gardens each month. Check it out! As … Continue reading

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Condo gardens on the fly

Had fun coming up with plant palettes for a couple of projects today. Since I so often seem to be thinking in vignettes, picking plants is one of my favorite things to do –  especially when it’s for other people. As … Continue reading

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Marsala – 2015 Pantone Color of the Year – in the garden.

In December, the time of year when the Pantone Color of the Year is announced, there usually isn’t a whole lot of any sort of color in my garden. But last week, when I was piddling around out there, I … Continue reading

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