Pull a Up a Seat

Pull Up a Seat photo challenge This Autumn we had especially good colors and a long fall color season here in The Pacific Northwest. I managed to catch a photo of this Japanese maple showing off in my side yard – glowing in the sun. It is days like this that make gardening worth the…

Welcome October!

I love Autumn and wandering around the garden watching the colors change almost daily, cup of coffee in hand, camera around my neck.  The colors aren’t quite in full-on mode quite yet, but there is plenty of Autumn color to enjoy.  And enjoy, I shall!  

Remember to Stop and Smell the Roses

Well, there are other flowers out there worthy of stopping by too.  Right now in my garden, it is worth stopping and smelling the clerodendron.   The clerodendron small tree/large shrub with its pointy white flowers is the smell of summer to me.  It actually does perfume the air.  It’s cousin, clerodendron “cashmere bouquet” is…

Late Summer Garden

My garden in the Pacific Northwest has a love-hate relationship with the summer sun and heat. Some thrive, others wilt.