FOTD – September 20 – Fuchsia Of all the flowers I have grown in the summer, my favorites were fuchsia. I loved the colors, the drape of the long, graceful flowers. A few years ago, right before COVID showed up,… Read More ›
SKETCHBOOK 62, PART B – FUCHSIA
I do not have a problem with my drawing, but I have a problem with the colors. I am beginning to think I need to invest in a set of pastels. You can find lots of firm, strong colors in… Read More ›
SKETCHBOOK 62 – CAROLINA WREN
Another pretty little bird who is the sweetest and loudest singer in the woods. I can always hear the Carolina Wrens long before I see them. They didn’t used to come to the feeder, but now, like every other bird,… Read More ›
FLICKERS, FUCHSIA, FOLIAGE AND MORE
CMMC – APRIL ALPHABET LETTER “F” START OR END
FLOWER OF THE DAY – FUCHSIA
FOTD – March 8 – FUCHSIA I grew fuchsia every summer for years until the man from whom I bought them passed away and no one seemed to have really healthy plants. I saw some last summer, so hopefully, this… Read More ›
SKETCHBOOK 33 – FUCHSIA
Although not exactly the colors I wanted, still not a bad fuchsia.
SKETCHBOOK 32 – FUCHSIA BUDS
Had to do this one twice. The second time, I knew when to quit.
FOTD – January 25 – Summer’s Fuchsia It seems forever since summer and even longer since i had a healthy fuchsia growing out back. Maybe this summer, I’ll find somewhere to buy one. I miss them.
FOTD – September 26 – Fuchsia The fuchsia Owen nursed through last winter is just now, at the very end of the season, beginning to really flower. I don’t know if he will nurse it through another year. We shall see…. Read More ›
HOW FARE THE FLOWERS?
How fare the flowers? How do we, ourselves, fare? Suddenly, it’s September. The weather is cool, dry, sunny, and comfortable. If it stays this way, I think this could be an epically glorious autumn. We need a glorious Autumn since… Read More ›
FANCY FLOWERS IN THEIR BOXES
Fancy flowers in flowerboxes My garden is not photogenic. It doesn’t even look like a garden anymore. There are some roses in there, but the weeds — huge weeds the size of trees — have taken control. I don’t know… Read More ›
FIRST FLOWERS ON LAST YEAR’S FUCHSIA
FOTD – June 11 – FUCHSIA ON LAST SUMMER’S PLANT At the end of last summer, I was ready to dispose of my fuchsia. I always hate doing it because they are such lovely plants and I love growing them. This… Read More ›
FOTD – February 24 –Macro Flowers I haven’t used my macro lens in a while, probably because nothing is blooming. My orchid is sending up shoots and I’m ignoring it except for watering because the two times I tried to… Read More ›
HANGING FUCHSIA THROUGH SOME SEASONS
FOTD – November 29 – Fuchsia I finally had to go back to the fuchsia, the plant I keep hoping I’ll be able to grow again. Owen took this year’s fuchsia inside. Maybe it will survive the winter and grow… Read More ›
A GREAT DAY FOR THE LILIES – Marilyn Armstrong
FOTD – July 6 – Daylily Today was as close to a perfect summer day as you could hope for. It was warm, dry, breezy, and sunny. Not terribly hot and not at all humid. Owen decided to put up the… Read More ›
FUCHSIA STILL GROWING – Marilyn Armstrong
FOTD – June 20 – FUCHSIA Three squirrels were inspecting my deck today. I got the feeling they have NOT forgotten. They are just waiting for me to put the feeders up. I didn’t know that had such good memories…. Read More ›