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Landscape of Happenstance

The garden has been looking a little sad lately. With 100 degree heat for nearly a month, the Heuchera is fried, the roses wilted with exhaustion and even some of the Blue fescue has just plain given up in despair. The weeds, however, are thriving, as is the invasive Horsetail (poor choice). The Lavender and Wallflowers have grown so tall they are blocking other parts of the garden, choking out the Patty’s Purple, Pink Sugars and Gold Gazanias, not to mention covering the footpath.
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Notes from the Garden

Spring is here. The tulips are pushing their way up to the surface, the dianthus and candytuft are in bloom and the Pride of Madeira has sent up its spikes, ready to give another dazzling display of purple splendor. Spending Sunday afternoons in my garden allows me to reconnect to the little girl who likes to play in the dirt, talk to the flowers and believes she can change the landscape of her world.
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