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FOTD: DAYLILY

FOTD – July 16 – Daylily The intense rain of the past month has had unexpected results on our gardens. Plants that usually bloom once are coming back and blooming a second time including the hydrangea. The Daylilies, normally moribund… Read More ›

ORCHIDS AT THEIR PEAK

FOTD – June 12 – Orchids My red orchids are beginning to die off, one by one, but the yellow ones are still perfect. I took some pictures. I can’t imagine a more lovely set of orchids.

HOW DOTH MY GARDEN GROW?

“Mary, Mary, quite contrary” BY MOTHER GOOSE Mary, Mary, quite contrary How doth your garden grow? With silver bells and cockleshells And pretty maids all in a row. The Dorling Kindersley Book of Nursery Rhymes (2000) The narcissus are interesting. I never… Read More ›

AZALEA IN BLOOM

FOTD – May 15 – BLOOMING AZALEA Another beautiful day and some more pictures. This is our azalea. It never blooms, but this year, it’s blooming. I think it’s because the leaves are late coming out, so it got more sun… Read More ›