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Just when you feel cocky because you remembered to call diggers hotline… “Malibu”lights from the pre-solar days, plastic weed blocker, and rock mulch= a barberry (or seven) that didn’t come out this weekend. On the upside, the hedge is looking … Continue reading
Folks, if a tree starts growing in your garden bed, and you didn’t plant it, it is a weed. Dig it out. (see the horrible box elder (thanks c.r.), above.) Although, I could keep it and make the bed into … Continue reading
Today I received the first shipment of plants for New House! I close on Friday, brilliantly, and I already have received 6 French lilacs, 6 Incrediball hydrangeas, Hosta ‘Empress Wu’ and ‘Blue Mammoth’. They are currently residing in my garage, … Continue reading
Mistletoe! Everywhere in the trees in the French countryside… Now if only I had someone to kiss!
And just when you’ve had enough historical sites, the Parisian flower markets are a blooming sight for my Wisconsin winter-weary eyes. The shopping isn’t too bad either.
As with all Medici Parisian gardens, the primroses are gorgeous this time of year, but check out the pleached elms… At least I think they are elms. The time to see them is now, before they become leafy and you … Continue reading
The gardens are lovely at Sacre Coeur, not that anyone is looking. But it’s a great excuse to stop when you are marching up the stairs…keep an eye on your purse and avoid men offering to make friendship bracelets…enjoy the … Continue reading
Last time, it was roses, now, Camellias. Notre Dame gardens (behind the church, away from the crazy-long entrance line) are still my favorite way to celebrate this magnificent 850 year old church.
All good gardeners have friends and family and colleagues who say these two things: 1) you should come over and take a look at my garden, I just don’t know what to do! (don’t fall for this one); and 2) … Continue reading