Saturday, December 15, 2007

Thursday, October 4, 2007

My favorite month in the garden...

Finally, the mess looks intentional!

Sunday, September 23, 2007

Late September

note: posted 3/22/08 for archival purposes

The floribunda Gruss an Aachen:

The garden looks almost abandoned:

Tuesday, September 11, 2007


note: posted on 3/22/08 for archival purposes

Purple morning glories. Eventually they climbed up the neighbor's pecan tree:

"Natchez" crape myrtles in bloom:

I love "Heavenly Blue" morning glories:

The hyacinth bean vine, aka "The Monster," begins its reign of terror ("All Your Fence Are Belong To Us"):

A castor bean in bloom:

Thursday, August 16, 2007

pictures from August 16, 2007

note: posted 3/22/08 for archival purposes

Did I say that July was a jungle? Perhaps I spoke too soon.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

pictures from July 11, 2007

note: posted 3/22/08 for archival purposes

It's a jungle out there! And it's Survival of the Fittest in the west flower bed. See that little red flower? That's the rose "Martha Gonzales" trying her hardest not to drown. Possibly I should have taken into account my plants actually growing when I spaced them:

The China rose "Louis Philippe":

Light and shadow:

Another view of The Jungle:

My favorite corner:

Rose "Duchesse de Brabant" with bamboo muhly and purple fountain grass:


Salvia leucantha, bamboo muhly, and castor bean in a shady corner:

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Ye Olde Shasta Daisy Tyme

One of my favorite pictures. Shasta daisy, spider lily, white-flowered oxalis, and thyme:

Sunday, June 10, 2007

pictures from June 10, 2007

note: posted 3/22/08 for archival purposes

"Duchesse de Brabant" and purple fountain grass:

My favorite corner: