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Happy August

Grey tinged fluffy clouds try to cover bright blue sky. Everything is very dry I’ll invoke the clouds to go ahead and cover the blue then drop a little moisture too. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Aaron’s Beard is out in all it’s yellow glory

Aaron’s Beard Hypericum calycinum  ‘Creeping St. John’s Wort’ ‘Jerusalem Star’ or ‘Rose of Sharon’ Planted. Evergreen, vigorous, invasive ground cover. Forms dense weed-smothering mat.  Grows 12 – 18” tall.   Flower: yellow 3” across with stamens like pin cushions. Blooms … Continue reading

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Pinks

Pinks (Firewitch) Dianthus Feuerhexe Planted.  Perennial. Evergreen.  Flowers: Fragrant single magenta pink.  Blooms most of the summer.  Leaves: grassy blue green foliage.   2008 From eldest daughter for Means: woman’s love

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All The Irises Are In Bloom

Beautiful Blue bouquet out on our front lawn.

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First Iris Opens Today

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Rhododendron In Full Flower

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Happy May

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Around The Yard – Four

Tulips, Grape Hyacinth, Hyacinth and Anemone in the Rose Garden waiting for the Roses to wake up.

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Around Our Yard – Three

Camellia (Cherokee Rose) Mathotiana Supreme Camellia growing up over the roof of the house. We planted it in 1987 at the back of the house and it found it’s way up and into the sun over the years. I guess … Continue reading

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Japanese Andromeda

Pieris Japonica – A Spring time beauty.

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Chinese Forget-Me-Not

I know it’s truly spring when the little blue faces of Chinese Forget-Me-Not appear all over the yard and garden. Flower means True Love.

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Questions

Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will find them gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer. ~Rainer Maria … Continue reading

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World View

Thanks to art, instead of seeing a single world, our own, we see it multiply until we have before us as many worlds as there are original artists. ~ Marcel Proust

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Lovely Colour On Grey Days

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Witch Hazel is Blooming

A winter gift, Witch Hazel blossoms scent the yard with a sweet, healing aroma.  I had to bring some inside and arrange in this unique vase sent to me by my cousin for Christmas. Witch Hazel Hamamelis virginiana Deciduous large … Continue reading

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