Wildflower Wednesday at NHGarden

Elderberry was bigger than ever in June.     Now it is heavy with elderberries.   I was grateful for Milkweed in July.   A closer look.   And the promise for more next year.   Because it brings Monarchs. This photo was taken in August.   Black-Eyed Susans photo taken in August.   Woodland Sunflower is […]

My Daylily Collection, Mosaic Monday

I wanted to have a way to view my daylily collection with their names.  There are 39 of my daylilies shown in the chart below.  They are in alphabetical order.  I did not include any that have not bloomed here yet.      Hopefully I will get some good photos of the following next year: Ruby Sentinel, […]

Over and Under September Blooms

There are two sides to every story. Clara Curtis Daisies go crazy this time of year. The sun shines brightly on them and through them. Vermont Abalone Daylily blooms gracefully against a September sky… and softly in front of a rock. I grew these Geraniums from cuttings.  They just got their second wind. Yellow tipped orange […]

Mosaic Monday Preferred Rose

This was one of my recent observations:  When it comes to my roses… They also loved the leaves of our grape vines and cherry trees, but that is another story. I’m still finding Japanese Beetles on my Sunny Knockout Roses.  Apparently Japanese Beetles are more attracted to roses that are light colored and fragrant.  Other roses above […]

Daylily Math

I have linked to Mary at The Little Red House.  She hosts Mosaic Monday.  http://dearlittleredhouse.blogspot.com/2011/09/mosaic-monday-palace-of-fine-arts.html

Ode to Garlic Chives

Glowing bright Splashing white much needed here Growing among rocks  Overflowing  everywhere Popping up in Phox Combining with Russian Sage   Contrasting Coleus Mix Budding at this late stage Shooting stars after six Volunteering by the stream   Reaching up as if Adhering to a theme Leaning yet unbending Tending to what flies Marking Summer’s Ending Sharing Garlic Chives.