Monthly Archives: July 2014

We Seek the Black Krim

It’s our first year planting the heirloom variety tomato, Black Krim. We’re excited! The one pictured is just starting to ripen and we’re curious how long it will be before it develops that lovely deep, dark crimson. We’ve had a … Continue reading

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Daisy, the Poet’s Darling

We love our Shasta daisies.  Some may think them a little too “Mary Ann” and not enough “Ginger”, but we like their cheerful little faces and carefree abundance. And they need almost no maintenance except for a little fertilizer and occasional deadheading and division. The … Continue reading

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Daisies, Coneflowers & Bees (Oh, My)

July means the Purple Coneflowers and Daisies are competing for the lavish attention of the bees in our neighborhood. So far it seems the coneflowers are winning. There’s a symphony of bees constantly hovering on and around our stand of Echinacea … Continue reading

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Clematis-Garden Fireworks

Is it strange that I try to think of new places to build garden walls and fences just so I can cover them with clematis? When these beauties are going full tilt they’re as spectacular as a fireworks display. Currently … Continue reading

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