Category Archives: gardens

Patio Pots—-Thriller, a Filler, and a Spiller

There you have it–the formula for your patio pots or planters.  Find a thriller–a showpiece for color or pizzazz like my red geranium.  Then use a “filler”–I used Dracena spike–and it looks pretty good (when it’s not gale force winds!) … Continue reading

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Fordhook Farm–Burpee–Garden Conservancy Tour 2015

You know Burpee Seeds.  We’ve known about Burpee since we were in our cribs!   It all started with W. Atlee Burpee who developed the seed company in the late 1800s.  Today the original Burpee Farm, known as Fordhook Farm, … Continue reading

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A Trip to Linden Hill Gardens

One day this week my gardening friend and I took a trip to Ottsville PA to visit a wonderful nursery—want to see some photos?  

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Dutchman’s Pipe in late July . . .

To answer the dozens of texts and telegrams that have been coming in —inquiries about the state of the Dutchman’s Pipe vines . . .

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Dutchman’s Pipe Vine early July

Ta-Da!  They look halfway decent!  Continue reading for today’s update!

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The Garden Conservancy Bucks County PA tour III

Did I save the best for last?  That depends on your taste in gardens.  Each property we visited on this tour was unique. The charming English country garden with the 1812 home; the posh estate with acres of grounds and … Continue reading

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The Garden Conservancy Bucks County PA tour–part II

We’re back!  and this time visiting a garden touted as being open to the public only one time before!!  I pointed out to my companion that MY garden has NEVER been shown to the public!  Ho-ho-ho.  Want to see this … Continue reading

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The Garden Conservancy Bucks County PA Tour

Another beautiful day was spent gardening!  In someone’s else’s garden!!  Although mine is crying, sobbing, choking, drowned in weeds, off I went with a friend to walk through some of Bucks County’s prettiest and most original gardens.  I took so many pictures … Continue reading

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Garden Tour! part 2

Hello again—the last part of our Garden Tour features some blossoms, and some neat Do-It-Yourself projects.  I can tell that’s what you’re good at.

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Garden Tour! part 1

Hello!  A friend and I went on a Garden Tour last Saturday sponsored by the New Hope (PA) Historical Society.  There were six properties on the tour and I’d like to show you some highlights.

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