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Bloom Day and Wordless Wednesday 04/15/2015

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Wordless Wednesday 12/17/2014

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Under Cover

There’s something picturesque about ivy twining its way up a tree trunk, the contrast of glossy green pointed leaves against furrowed bark. But in Portland English ivy, Hedera helix, is invasive.  Letting it ramble up tree trunks over time can … Continue reading

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Tree tunnel

During these warm sunny days of this seemingly never-ending summer, I find myself searching for shade, lovely shade.  There isn’t much to be found in my own back yard due to lack of inspiration and decisiveness for a garden plan … Continue reading

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Not just another dogwood

This time of year, the trees with blooms are the ones that get noticed.  As I go through my daily travels, my eyes are drawn to the white flowers adorning the Japanese snowbells and dogwood trees.  Over and over.  Not … Continue reading

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