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~ Creating Order From Chaos ~ WPC: Order ~

I find it very satisfying to take something that is a chaotic mess and turning it into something beautiful, functional or just finished — like a basket of laundry or a jigsaw puzzle! In early spring I posted a few … Continue reading

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~Late Spring = Early Summer ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

For the first time since September, we are experiencing a run of more than two days of sunshine. What a joy to get up in the morning and walk into the gardens with a mug of coffee and nippers in … Continue reading

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~ Spring Madness ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

4/8 big winds fill the sky flowering plum in full bloom daffodils nodding 4/9 mini blue blossoms float upon a sea of green early spring blessing 4/10 curer of madness hellebore the lenten rose behold her power Thanks to Cathy at … Continue reading

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~ Weekly Photo Challenge: It IS Easy Being Green! ~

I love being outdoors, so all shades of green attract my eye. Looking forward to more green things emerging in my gardens as spring rolls along! It IS Easy Being Green!

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~ New Year Blessings ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

When I saw this Vinca major ‘MoJo,’ with its light-centered large leaves, I decided to tuck some in around the gardens. Today I found this one little periwinkle bloom, and had to make it the star of today’s posy! Abelia … Continue reading

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~ Boxing Day Herbs ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

I love adding perennial herbs to my shrub and border gardens. Not only do they add their heady fragrance, they also provide unusual color and texture to the gardens, and most are evergreen in this region. Here are some favorites … Continue reading

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~ Season’s Greenings ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

When we moved into our home thirty-three years ago, I discovered a copse of holly (Ilex aquifolium) in the back yard. As I worked the grounds, whenever I found other holly starts, I transplanted them into the copse. Now the … Continue reading

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