Tag Archives: garden

Flowers and Quilts

We have been in a heat wave here, upper 90’s for almost two weeks now and still going.  Thank goodness we have a drip system for the cutting garden. And then there is this guy and his two friends. Watching … Continue reading

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This past week I had a lower back then a knee injury which kept me close to home and spending time sitting with ice packs and heat pads.  It’s very rare for me to sit for longer than a few … Continue reading

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Warm, Sunny and Flower Full

The first rose bloom – David Austin’s Golden Celebration The Viburnum have fully opened. The deck chairs are out. The cutting garden, south end. And the north side. And another embroidered flower sewn on the jean skirt. Another flower-full day … Continue reading

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Flowers, Birds and Embroidery

The flower garden is awakening with all of the sunshine that we’ve had the past few days. The first blooms of Clematis “Ville de Lyon” have made their appearance. Along with the Geum “Totally Tangerine” And Salvia “Cardonna” Look at … Continue reading

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The Last Rose To Bloom

What a lovely surprise.   The last of the David Austin roses, picked this afternoon and brought into the house where it will fill the room with a heady rose scent and let me dream of spring.  Beautiful. Enjoy!

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Summers First Peony

This lovely greeted me early this morning as I walked out to get the newspaper.  First one of the season.  The weather has been so warm the past week that the flowers have bloomed early.  Usually we don’t see these … Continue reading

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Day 8 Soul Journal

Continuing on my own journey with Sarah Whitmire’s Day 8 tutorial.  Paint over the tape with dry brush acrylic.  I used a green first, wiped off most of it, then added a brown over it and wiped most of that off.  I … Continue reading

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