All posts tagged: summer

Keeping It Real

I share of lot of (what I think are) pretty pictures of my garden, both here on the blog and on Instagram. If that is all you ever saw of the garden, you might think I live in some kind of Eden, blessed by gentle […]

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Flower Gallery: Clematis

When the clematis begin blooming here it means that spring is slipping away and summer is on the doorstep. Most everyone is familiar with the large flowered clematis, like the nearly ubiquitous rich purple “jackmanii” (which should be in everyone’s garden because it’s amazing). These […]

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Garden Whimsey

These charming little flowers are called Pineapple Lilies and they add just the right amount of whimsey and fun to the late summer garden. They really do look a bit like a pineapples don’t they? Of course, they’re not really lilies (although distantly related) and, […]

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That Was June

That Was June

Well, I haven’t done as well with my blog posting schedule as I had hoped, but live in hope. Here’s a quick look back at some of what was going on around here. The new tree in the back corner of the perennial bed is […]

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