I have three Clematis in my garden: a rambling C. x durandii, which has just started to bloom, the C. viticella ‘Etoile Violette,’ which usually starts blooming around July 1st, and this C. texensis ‘Gravetye Beauty.’ In my experience, this last one doesn’t start to bloom until around the second week of July, but for […]
It rained most of Thursday, for which we are thankful, and Thursday night into Friday it was quite foggy. Yesterday morning I braved the armies of mosquitos to venture out at daybreak and snap a few moody shots of spiderwebs and dew drops. It turned into quite a glorious day, perfect for songbirds, aphids by […]
Interesting how some Sumac lose their berry clusters in winter, and some don’t?
Snapdragons are hitting their peak, days before frost is due while Colchicum continue to dazzle.
The morning light makes these #Colchicum look like a painting!
Rudbeckia through rain covered asparagus leaves
Spiders, Bees and Cherry Tomatoes provide colour in the garden this week!
A 20 degree drop in daytime temps may signal the beginning of the end of summer…heavy sigh…
It’s the last long weekend of the summer – I’ll be relaxing but the bees are as busy as ever!