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simple pleasures

spring blooms scented peonies from the garden

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friend or foe

dandelions are known for their health benefits. some herbalists regard them as a wonder plant. gardening and landscaping companies think otherwise. occasionally, we get a few in our front lawn and we try to get rid of them right away. … Continue reading

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7-day nature: day 7 – simple pleasures

so much beauty around us begging to be photographed! this is my last entry to the seven-day nature challenge! thank you to Amy of The World is a Book… and all those who participated!  it was fun 🙂 if you haven’t … Continue reading

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carefree and wild

the earth laughs in flowers ~ ralph waldo emerson our front patch that received little attention has gone carefree and wild.  i’m grateful and loving every single bloom! happy weekend to all! the yarrows are putting up a show… …the roses are … Continue reading

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happy friday

  wishing you all a wonderful weekend from our little garden!

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grateful heart

summer is winding down and the garden obviously is past its peak. but some of the long running perennials are still abloom offering the most beautiful colors. there is the snow on the mountain sprouted all over with inconspicuous little … Continue reading

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rose of sharon

this attractive flowering bush is hibiscus not a rose. it is easy to grow, maintenance free and self-sows. never pruned, it is towering to more than eight feet now so i call it the rose of sharon tree. it is … Continue reading

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