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Weekly Photo Challenge: Home (and Garden)

Weekly Photo Challenge: Home (and Garden)

This week’s photo challenge is Home: “share a picture that evokes HOME for you.“¬†Apart from my family–the one I was born to, and the one that grew around me over the years–my home is the garden that embraces our¬†house. When I garden, I imagine myself the Little Prince, tending his planet against the catastrophe of … Continue reading

Ten Wildflowers to Tame (Part 1)

Ten Wildflowers to Tame (Part 1)

I hardly have to think of it: Blue False Indigo, Bee Balm, Butterflyweed, Cardinal Flower, Eastern Coneflower, Garden Phlox, Gayfeather, Thread-Leaf Coreopsis, Goldenrod, and Joe-Pye Weed. All ten are easy to grow and hard to kill–unintentionally, that is: These are polite neighbors in my Northern Virginia garden. But, above all, they bring so much life, … Continue reading