Monthly Archives: June 2009

Summertime Garden

Oriental lilies are beginning to shine. A few can make the whole garden fragrant. Daylilies and coneflowers are now joined by white phlox that will bloom till frost. Mother Nature’s Summertime Garden Advertisements

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Bee Fantasy

Come into my Andy Warholesque world where practically every coneflower has a bee or a spangled fritillary reveling in the bounty the flowers afford.

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Bathe in the Beauty

It rained during the night and the urns of caladiums are responding profusely to the warmth and rainwater. They were purchased in a box of fifty tubers from Costco. I put half in each urn. I am pleased with their … Continue reading

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Summer Day

On the way home from celebrating Father’s Day today, daughter had to work FD, we stopped and purchased cantaloupes at a road side stand sheltered by multifarious hanging baskets of flowers. We strolled among the flowers and the heady aroma … Continue reading

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I Will Wait For You

in the garden. Sometimes, when we have done all we can, we have to faithfully wait expecting good things to happen.  Just as we expect seed to sprout, flowers to form, and finally fruit that bears regeneration, we confront our … Continue reading

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A Prayer For Lydia

Sometimes, I go to the garden to pray. My niece has a flesh eating bacterial infection, a severe burn complication, that is not responding to massive doses of antibiotics which is limb threatening even life threatening. Please join me in … Continue reading

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Donna’s Daylily Garden

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