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Foxglove

Foxglove (Witch’s Thimble) Digitalis purpurea Figwort family. Biennial wild herb to 6’ high. Natural. Grow all over our yard. Stems: stout, Leaves: soft and hairy Flowers: in long inflorescences, tubular, purple to white, with purple spots inside the throat, drooping … Continue reading

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Scented yard

Mornings when I step out the door, the air is heavily scented from hyacinth blossoms and cherry tree blooms.  Add a touch of salt air and it’s heavenly.

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Allium in the Rose Garden

Allium Atropurpureum (Ornamental Garlic) Symbolizes good fortune and prosperity, unity, humility and patience.

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Sweet Violets

Sweet Violets spill out onto the grassy paths and line the edges of the garden.  

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Promises of Spring

I discovered this purple primrose in a tub of rosemary, like reminding me that spring is not far away.

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Berries In November

Callicarpa berries, growing in front of the seawall down the beach from my daughter’s. Surprising and Brilliant spot of colour along the beach.

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Perennials

Of all the flowers in my garden I love perennials the most to be ensured that they’ll return I need not be the perfect host. ©1988 Sharron R. McMillan

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Iris Blooming

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Scent of Heaven

Purple Lilac. There is no scent quite like it. It is the scent of spring and the scent of heaven. ©2015 Sharron R. McMillan

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