Tag Archives: Clematis

Wednesday Vignette – the crowning missus

About three years ago, my boss Maurice and his husband George took down a row of declining poplars. But, instead of doing what most people do, they chose to not have them removed. Instead, they left the base of the … Continue reading

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The many joys of Joy Creek

I live in an area blessed with an abundance of wonderful nurseries and growers. Those located outside of the city are worth visiting even if you’re not shopping for anything in particular, as they often have mature display gardens to … Continue reading

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Bloom Day – September 2016

Every month, on the 15th, Carol over at May Dreams Gardens hosts an international flower fest. This month, Bloom Day caught me unawares, but I managed to go out there and snap some pictures. There isn’t a whole lot that … Continue reading

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Bloom Day – June 2016

How did the middle of the month possibly get here so quickly??? Anyway, it’s Bloom Day again – a monthly meme hosted by Carol at May Dreams Gardens. Let’s see if I can shake up anything new in addition to … Continue reading

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Bloom Day – May 2016

May showers are a featured menu item this weekend, and I love it! Except I opted to stay inside and do boring things like laundry instead of tackling my many overdue muddy outdoor tasks.  I did however manage to get some … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – dusk relief

After two heat record-breaking April days, I took a little walk in the garden to see if anything was worthy of photographing. Dusk is always such a relief when it follows a hot day. It’s like the entire surface of … 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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Blooms and Foliage – May 2015

This month, to make up for lack of time, I will post a blend of blooms and foliage for the two mid-month memes I like to take part in. Thanks for hosting, Carol at May Dreams Gardens and Pam Penick at Digging . … Continue reading

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March is the new April

Things are moving along at madcap speeds out there. If I miss a couple of days, I can always count on something having changed when I finally get out there. This time, there were Tulips among other treasures. And more blooming Clematis.   … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – February 25, 2015

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