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Begonia In The Rose Garden

In a pot on a post in the rose garden, a begonia challenges the beauty of roses.

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My Rose Garden Today

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Thimble Berry Flower

Nice healthy thimbleberry bush at the front of our yard. They are edible but sort of fuzzy, I don’t like the texture but I do like the flowers.

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Shelf Fungi – Correction – These are Oyster Mushrooms

Hisnibs informs me these are Oyster Mushrooms which are edible.  Sorry for the mistake. Oyster – creamy white with smooth soft texture. Fan shape and mild flavour. Size varies from tiny to large.   shelf fungi – Fungi are made up … Continue reading

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Phlox

Phlox paniculata  ‘Purple Flame’ (pink) ‘David’ (white) Planted. Perennial.  Strong upright plants to 22” tall. Likes full sun to light shade. Feed bonemeal in spring. Water when dry.  Dislike being transplanted.  Improved by pinching out growing tip of the tallest … Continue reading

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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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Just Blossom

They blossomed, they did not talk about blossoming. ~ Dejan Stojanovic,

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May Flowers

The scent of lilacs always takes me back to the days I walked to school and passed a hedge of lilacs.  That perfume lifted my spirits and still does.

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More Mushrooms

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What Is This White Stuff?

In February?  I had my seeds out ready to garden. What happened?

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More Snow

I spend a lot of time staring out my studio window these days.   Lovely quietness.

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Tracks In The Snow

 

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Dreaming Of A White Christmas

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Osmanthus Delavayi

Osmanthus Delavayi – Such an elegant name for a lovely shrub.  The flowers are edible, floated as a fragrant garnish in drinks, or dried & added as a seasoning in fancy tea mixes, or in potpourri. In China it was … Continue reading

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Golden Plum In Bloom

Lovely golden plum tree that grew from seed where our chicken coop used to be.  We’d feed the chickens our scraps and one plum pit must have sprouted.  It’s been a spindly little tree for years but this year it … Continue reading

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