Category Archives: My favorite plant in the garden this week

August Faves in the Garden

Okay, the clock just struck midnight, so technically I am now late in joining in Loree’s Fave of the Month meme, as it takes place on the last Friday of each month. Oh well, here goes:  

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October’s favorite

I’m throwing my variegated Fatsia japonica in with blogger pal Loree ‘s monthly meme of My Favorite Plant. It almost feels silly to designate it specifically as October’s fave. Truth is, I love it all the time. But because it’s about … Continue reading

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Last Friday faves for fall – September

Late to Loree’s party, but hey – better late than never… Today was a rainy day (Hooray!) which I spent mostly inside, with my cat. I took a long nap in the afternoon, and it was wonderful! I’m ready for … Continue reading

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This weeks fave – gnarly little Ulmus Parvifolia ‘Seiju’

I do adore it – my little Ulmus parvifolia ‘Seiju’. It is a dwarf type of Elm that looks like no other. Its branching structure looks like a fishbone, and its leaves are tiny – smaller than mouse ears – … Continue reading

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Bloom Day – January 2015… for the most part, a study in red and pink.

Officially, it is still winter, but it really doesn’t feel like it. Things are moving faster out there due to unusually warm temperatures this side of Christmas, and I haven’t skied a single time due to lack of snow on … Continue reading

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My green Amaryllis!

Those of you who have been with me for a while know that I have a thing for green flowers. When I first saw the bulb and the adjoining tag, I was intrigued but suspicious. The photo wasn’t great. The … Continue reading

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My favorite plant this week – Cupressus arizonica var. glabra ‘Raywood’s Weeping’

This is my second post under this meme, and it probably seems I’m cheating the system, as none of the plants I have highlighted so far is actually yet IN my garden. The first is still trying to grow some … Continue reading

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