Tag Archives: fall color

Wednesday Vignette – yellow

Outside, on my window, I hear rain drops. I wonder if that means we’re done for this year… weather-wise, I mean. We’ve had a phenomenal October so far, and are almost at the end of it. Crisp, deep blue skies … Continue reading

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Greg’s garden – on gardening with xeric plants

On one of those beautiful, bright but misty autumn mornings at the end of September, I and a bunch of other designers were invited to Greg Shepherd – one of the co-owners of Xera – a local nursery that specializes … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – the darnedest things…

A couple of weeks ago for WV, I posted some photos of a type of garden that made me scrunch my face into a puzzled expression over the meaning of it – it was odd enough, there had to be … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – fall flavors

Two independent photos for you today – both signs of our pending descent into Autumn. There is something about fall color – somewhat muted, and absolutely sublime. These two jumped out at me today

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Nuts over Pistachio

I’m often rather quick in my judging – occasionally too quick. And, sometimes it takes me a while to realize it. When I do, I always feel a little foolish – rightfully so. Oh well, I always think that maybe next … Continue reading

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November in the garden

It’s mid-month again, and with it, time for both Bloom Day and Foliage Follow-up day. As far as flowers go, looking around the garden, there is hardly anything you haven’t seen before. I guess that’s the benefit of plants that … Continue reading

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The Celebratory Colors of Fall

A quick walk around the nursery yard with the camera today yielded some pretty photos, which I thought could serve as a suitable celebration of some fabulous news. Most of you know that I am part of a team tasked with revamping a … Continue reading

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