Week 4 :: Pre-holiday celebrations

While the rest of the country is gearing up with red, white and blue, this flower garden is featuring purple. Well, truthfully, it's featuring purple, green, yellow, white, red, orange, etc. Happy *rainbow* holiday week, my friends! pictured ::  Jade Frost Sea Holly and "black" raspberries. Reason enough to celebrate…

some things do last forever (almost)

Perennials are the closest thing to permanent in a garden. They are heartier plants, that live through winter and flourish year after year. Once well-established they flourish with little maintenance. Annuals grow for only one year. I plant them, they live through the growing season and die. Next year, if…