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Late September View –Yeah, I realise its now almost mid- October

Late September View –Yeah, I realise its now almost mid- October

Posted on Oct 9, 2010 | 0 comments

Posting this now on Saturday of the Columbus Day weekend.  Even though  the clematis flowers were pummeled in last week’s much needed rain, I enjoyed this view for weeks. Below is what I wrote but didn’t have time to post as September-October is very busy for landscape designers. I’m inspired each morning when I see this planting from my...

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Clematis, Rose, Sedum Carry the Color

Clematis, Rose, Sedum Carry the Color

Posted on Oct 3, 2010 | 0 comments

The recent tropical deluge pummeled the flowers from the clematis shown in this photo.  I’ve been enjoying its white starry mass’ contribution to the fall garden for weeks now. But the dark pink-red  “Knock- Out’ rose and the pink sedum ‘Autumn Joy’ continue with the additional of the changing leaves of the oakleaf...

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Clematis Frame the Mid-September Garden

Clematis Frame the Mid-September Garden

Posted on Sep 25, 2010 | 3 comments

The laceleaf maple leaves are turning a lovely crimson. Makes a nice contrast with the starry white clematis ‘Sweet Autumn’ climbing the fence and deck post.  The gold and blue hostas and purple ligularia may be a bit scruffy from the dry summer but still carry form and color to contrast to the also white flowered blooming daphne caucisca....

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Morning Greetings

Morning Greetings

Posted on May 31, 2010 | 0 comments

Birdsong, streaming sunlight, happy plants greet me most mornings. For most of May, the white climbing clematis vine (is it alba or grandiflora?) treats me to its lovely floral display. With or without flowers, the vines connect my deck to my garden and the woodland view beyond. Below deck, it’s wonderful as well.  I enjoy it from my office and the...

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Fantasy Garden

Fantasy Garden

Posted on Jan 15, 2009 | 0 comments

The display garden I call the “blue door garden” I saw at the Hampton Court Flower Show in London. I love the door color, but even more its invitation to enter into a wild space.  I wonder where the path would take me. The vision calls up images of the “Secret Garden”.  You remember the movie where the children found an abandoned...

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