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We said goodbye to Juanito the Garden Cat yesterday. He moved with his owner and sister to Vashon Island. We were neighbors. I first met him as a kitten. His owner called him Austin. I’d be gardening out back, and … Continue reading
You can find plenty of Begonias throwing out vibrant colors on the railing of my front porch. It’s my Seattle summer tradition. Enjoy three close ups.
This is my 14th year in Seattle, and 2015 is easily the warmest. The Beacon Hill Garden is showing it, as it looks like the middle of June. Hostas are sporting summer leaves, blueberries will be ripe soon, and Columbine … Continue reading
If you’re into roses, the Beacon Hill Garden is your place. I don’t grow them, but the Beacon Hill gardner loves them, and it shows. Here are three she has blooming right now. I know she has a few more … Continue reading
Happy Mother’s Day to my mom, Betty. May she and all the other moms have a beautiful day like these Lewisia blooms. Lewisia is an alpine perennial that flowers in May. Before I knew its name, I called it the brooch. The … Continue reading
When talking garden, just bring up Rhododendrons if you want to spot a Washington native. I was conversing with a guy at my neighbor’s party last weekend. He complimented me on my front yard. I told him it would have a … Continue reading