Monthly Archives: July 2012

The heat has broken

The heat has broken at last, and we even got some appreciable rain, thank god.  It’s really helped perk the garden up, including the stray tomato that’s growing in one of my Japanese maples.  It’s nearly as tall as the … Continue reading

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Dreaming in the weeds

My trip back to Chanticleer proved it to be as magical as I remembered.  It is nice to be reminded of the magic in things, especially when life seems all too real and difficult.  There was something about the trip … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

I have decided to read and review a garden book every month.  Mostly this is to keep me actually reading garden books, which I don’t do enough of, outside of what I’m reading for research and to keep on top … Continue reading

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From the department of only tangentially related

Tonight I happened upon an amusing British TV show called Rosemary & Thyme while I was flipping channels.  It’s a show about two women gardeners.  They team up and solve crime!  It’s all very exciting and there’s a lot of … Continue reading

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A flower for the fourth

Some pictures today,in lieu of actual content. Some foxgloves in riotous bloom. The living wall at Longwood Gardens.

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