Category Archives: Perennials

Reaching Higher Ground

I was able to tell others that I placed every bit of hardscape and all of the plants into the garden by myself.  With the exception, of course, of the deck and pergola!   I had planned for years to build … Continue reading

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Feverish Gardening

I don’t recall it being this hot, so hot I am not comfortable in the garden.  I love the sun and the heat, but this is a bit feverish.  The blooms are of course better in the morning hours.   I … Continue reading

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Constant Renewal

What a concept, constant renewal, who wouldn’t want that?   It is part of the reason that I enjoy the daylilies.  Every day is a renewal of the garden, with a different look. The one above is Cloaking Device.  If it … Continue reading

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June is time for Daylilies

The daylilies have started, just a few are blooming, yet each day there are a few more.  Above is Stenciled Impression. Some of my favorites are in bloom now.  Most of these are the FFO  ( First Flower Out ) Just … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

  In order to look forward, we need to look back first.  Spring is by far my favorite time of the gardening year.  Love the daffodils, tulips, and other spring blooming bulbs that magically appear with warmer days.  Although, it … Continue reading

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Fun in Acapulco

Not exactly a beach view, just a great daylily. When I asked for a large brilliant yellow daylily at Curt Hanson’s,  a few summers ago, he asked ” do you have Fun in Acapulco?” My response was ” No”.  He then … Continue reading

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May Mojo

April didn’t seem to have the showers to bring the May flowers.  Seems the rain is catching up now.  The daffodils and tulips are long gone, yet wonderfully, they are replaced with the iris.  Oh, how I love iris.  They seem to … Continue reading

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