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Plumbago in Autumn

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides In my ‘Red, White and Blue Garden’ the plumbago is still putting on a striking color show. I’m so glad I added this to this little 6’x6′ growing space outside the mud room entry. The only problem I’ve had with this plant is I keep forgetting it’s name. @BG_garden plumbago — renita alexander (@kineard3) October […]

Autumn Friday Flower Flaunt

IMG_6043-0.JPG Today I’m going to share a poem and a few images of autumn from right outside my sun room door. Leaves begin to fall… Welcome autumn Autumn leaves (tune-London Bridge) Autumn leaves are falling down, Falling down, falling down, Autumn leaves are falling down, Yellow,red.orange and brown! Hydrangea blooming for the first time this summer… […]

Lava Lamp Coral Bell

IMG_5790.JPG Tucked under a ornamental Japanese maple tree in the small garden in between the porch and front sun room entrance of my home there are a few tiny gardens. Each year it’s been fun trying new things in between the established perennials, hibiscus shrubs and tree. I’ve had containers tucked in between hosta plants,herbs, new […]

Flower Flaunt Friday

IMG_5702.JPG Some of my fellow gardeners have shared with me how they enjoy this time of year because it is a break from all the labor in the summer garden.  I’m excited to see the color and pull things into the greenhouse to continue the growing as winter approaches.  Today I want to share with you some […]

Easy Wave Velour Red

IMG_5478.JPG End of the season and look at those Easy Wave Velour Red.  With colors like these I’m a new fan of the petunia plant! The plant has a really cool shape as it evenly grows in width as well as height throughout the summer.  It has really taken off even as our temperatures deep in […]

Distant Drum Sunrise

IMG_5226.JPG This just maybe my last walk and share from my front rose garden to capture the blooms for 2014. After being cheated out of a spring filled with new rose blooms I’m not going to complain about the abundance of blooms this late in the season. It’s killing me not being able to cut them […]