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linda coombs
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September Blooms....
I was going to run around and snap pictures of my blooms . Then I realized it would be mostly Asters  ! Sorry Asters  I do appreciate you. So, instead I have two new blooms from my resent trip to Cistus nursery ! They are still in pots , which is highly unu...

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September in the garden...
September is always a much better gardening month in my dry garden. For one thing I can rest the sprinklers and  watering cans a bit. Though it's been awful windy and with only one day of rain in  (my neighbor  says sixty days ) seems like longer.   . I was...

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Late summer seed sowing...
On one of the too hot to be outdoors that we have had recently. I stayed in and scanned all my favorite seed sites for late summer /Autumn seeds to sow.  I ordered quite a few .                                                                                ...

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August in the garden...
You can just make out the sprinkler in the photo . I had hoped I wouldn't need to water much this summer. We had plenty of rain this winter . I didn't plant many new things this spring . But, when the rain stopped and the temperature kept raising  and raisi...

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Back to my mother's garden..
I did a post on my mother's garden many years ago. I think she had just turned eighty.  Now is turning ninety ! The garden upkeep was becoming a too, too much .  Well I found her a great hands on gardener , and he managed to keep things from getting out of ...

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July in Bloom .
We were sitting out last night, when I reminded Philip of todays Bloom day. His first reaction was "You've got loads!" Then as he scanned around ..."Oh you're  F...ked " I 'd just spend the day pulling and cutting down all the early bloomers, which leaves m...

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The garden this morning..
After the boom, boom of last night. There was peace in the garden early this morning . I've been lacking big projects this summer. Then I decided the old Philadelphus should go.

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Candy tuft
My free packet of Candy tuft has been my reliable filler for years. Cheerful little mounds of , well only  purple  now.    They seem perfectly at home in my dry soil .   Filling in any available space , but in a not trying to over take the garden. Next year...

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Blooming June
It's group photo's this rainy Bloom Day:  I hope I don't leave anyone out ! I see …Salvia nemorosa,  Allium purpureum,  Lychnis coronaria , Phlomis fruticosa , Nigella 'cramers plum'  , Oriental poppy' turkish delight'  and Digitalis 'honey trumpet'  way at...

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When the sun came out ...
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