Monthly Archives: August 2009

Hibiscus ‘Blue River II’ Seed

Solid white perennial Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Blue River II ‘ has produced seed this year . If you would like some, email your name and address. First 10 requests will get seed. Germination instructions will be included. US only. You may … Continue reading

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Late Summer Perennials

I am clinging to all that late summer allows. With cloudy gray skies and the leaves falling on the swimming pool deck, no matter how I try to avoid it, pangs of melancholy come, for my old friend summer is … Continue reading

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Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird

A thing of beauty is a joy forever. John Keats Photos by Father Time Editing by Mother Nature Visit Father Time at Flash Black.

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Late Season Beauties

Native┬áTurtlehead/Chelone obliqua is performing its best this year. It is about three and half feet tall and about that wide and is budding. Cypress Vine has sprouted in the last few weeks and is beginning to scramble all over everything … Continue reading

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Our Homegrown Tomatoes

are still green and you can get big, vine ripened at the store at this time of year. And yet, we still plant them every year. ­čÖé The cherry tomatoes do better here. We are having hamburgers from the grill … Continue reading

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Miniature Evergreen

The green frog can be brown and can be heard croaking away even inside the house from his watery pond just beside the deck steps while the faux frog spits keeping the surface agitated. Perhaps you require an evergreen for … Continue reading

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