August 8, 2017

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Summer of 2017 – Epic Fail

Well, I guess not "Epic" fail.  But the summer of 2017 has been one of neglect for my garden.  Now, not everyone will identify with this post, but I'm hoping some of you may be able to garner some encouragement and sense of camaraderie from me.  If your garden still looks pristine, read no further. To be fair, since the first of May I have been to California twice for one week each time, to Florida, to Honduras, to Seattle,…

Visiting Bellevue

While in Seattle last month visiting my son, I dragged my family to yet another garden - the Bellevue Botanical Garden.  While the most famous Bellevue is in New York and houses mentally ill, this Bellevue is for people who are crazy about gardening and plants, which would be me. From their website: "The Bellevue Botanical Garden is an urban refuge, encompassing 53-acres of cultivated gardens, restored woodlands, and natural wetlands. The living collections showcase plants that thrive in the…