SIX ON SATURDAY: It’s a Jungle Out There!

Take a walk with me today. As I show you my very wet, subtropical garden, you’ll notice the overgrown shrubs and plants that have been thriving this summer. The top photo highlights gingers covering a camellia and some azaleas. Of course, they’ll die back after the first frost, but for now, I love the layered … Continue reading SIX ON SATURDAY: It’s a Jungle Out There!

Six On Saturday: One Place in Twelve Months Part 1

Besides showing spectacular flowers, some of my fellow Twitter gardeners come up with some clever ideas. One who goes by @AlbertSnail (aka Sophie) presented a new hashtag in early January, #1PlaceIn12Months. Participants could choose one spot and take a picture to post on social media each month in 2022. I thought it was a great … Continue reading Six On Saturday: One Place in Twelve Months Part 1

Six On Saturday: “June is Bustin’ Out All Over.”

I’ve had that song (see blog title) in my head all week. It’s from the old Broadway musical Carousel. It had some good Rodgers and Hammerstein tunes but a terrible storyline and unsympathetic characters. It just goes to show that you shouldn’t throw the baby out with the bathwater. I worked in the garden several … Continue reading Six On Saturday: “June is Bustin’ Out All Over.”