Nothing says summer like the color yellow. The spring garden is full of pink, lilac, blue and white. In the autumn, I want depth: oranges, reds, deep purples, golds. But yellow is for summer. This shaggy rudbeckia grandiflora thrives and returns each year where others fail. It is beautiful in a chaotic, messy way – as if it couldn’t be bothered to fully dress itself or comb its hair in the morning. “Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” ~ […]
Everybody in the pool! The dog days of summer are upon us. We’re getting a taste this weekend of what promises to be a long hot summer. In the morning, everyone is busy trying to get in their work, play – and tussles before the heat calls for a long, lazy nap. The good news: as the thermometer brushes 100-degrees, the searing sun kills the black spot fungus spores that have invaded our roses. Never before have we been faced […]
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“If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.” ~ Bern Williams The Homeward Bound Memorial Garden – in early summer evening light.