It’s my dad’s birthday today – he’s 85 and lives, with my mom, on Vancouver Island. Their climate is similar to parts of England, so they can grow many things I can’t, have very little snow on the winter (usually) and get a lot of rain (usually) September through June. The trees are magnificent and […]
Verbena and Zinnia for an Ikebana vase today.
Our summer drought continues, but the nights have cooled down.
Dahlias, Sunflowers and Zinnias fill this week’s vase of cut flowers.
A few more Zinnias in today’s vase of cut flowers.
The garden is loving our hot and humid August!
I had to bite the bullet late last week and drastically prune back a lot of Zinnias and Prairie Coneflower – Ratibida pinnata – in order to give some room to a few rapidly growing dahlias and make passable the pathway leading to said dahlias. I wound up with an armful of flowers on long […]