Category Archives: In the Garden

Organic Vegetable Gardening, Flowers, Rock Gardening, Garden Design

Close-up Nature Photos

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DIY Privacy Screen

    As I’ve said in previous posts about gardening, my yard is my sanctuary. With a limited budget I have attempted to create a few intimate, casual areas where I can sit and enjoy my small gardens in peace … Continue reading

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Roses

“Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened Into the rose-garden.” T.S. Eliot        

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

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Beautiful Nature

If you truly love Nature, you will find beauty everywhere.  ~Vincent Van Gogh

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Le Jardin 3

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“ To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow” Audrey Hepburn”   This is our little house before we bought it in 2001. I loved all of the trees; palms, oaks, ficus, and pines.  It was like having our … Continue reading

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Le Jardin 2

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This is our backyard before our last redo. We had laid 16″ brick pavers to make a small patio for the barbeque grill. It looked good for a couple of years but eventually started lifting due to tree roots growing … Continue reading

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“I must have flowers, always, and always.” Claude Monet

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Le Jardin

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My father was a gardener. A mill worker by day, in the evenings during the spring and summer months he could be found tending his plants. He grew vegetables, herbs, strawberries, blueberries, pears and a variety of flowers. He planted … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge “Focus”

Instagram photo of garden chair with roses. I have two nice cameras that in the past I used all of the time, an old SLR camera with large (heavy) telephoto lens and a newer digital camera. Now I have an … Continue reading

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