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The Faces of Fall

The Faces of Fall

November 01, 2018 arrived with warm weather and leaves me with the promise that frosty mornings will soon be the norm. My dogwood trees have transitioned very slowly from a vibrant green into a deep red.  If wine came from dogwood trees, this might be the color. An...

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Waiting For Cooler Weather

Waiting For Cooler Weather

October 2018 slides in with the promise of more and more heat. It's supposed to mean cooler weather and shorter days, but 91 degrees is NOT cooler. (sigh) What happened?  The leaves on the poplar trees are fading into a lemon-yellow and the dogwoods stand ready to...

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Fall is in The Air

Fall is in The Air

August 2018 has evaporated before my eyes. September has arrived like a child playing hide 'n seek. The cooler temperatures are hiding and I am seeking relief from the heat. Seems everywhere I go there are reminders of the coming Fall season. Who knew there were so...

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Iris and More Iris

Iris and More Iris

May 01, 2018  ~  Tuesday This wandering gardener visited a place today that looked like an iris farm. I've never seen so many irises, not even in a large greenhouse. It was my pleasure to ride shotgun in the Kabota with a delightful lady named Minnie. She and her...

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Verdin’s Too

Verdin’s Too

Have you ever seen a black Petunia?  I found this one this Spring at Verdin's Too in Laurens. It's name is "Black Mamba" and it looks like living velvet. This particular specimen will be a gift for a friend. My plan is to buy another one for myself; hoping to garner...

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Stormy Weather

Stormy Weather

I take pen in hand and marvel at how quickly we can step back in time. My yellow legal pad is illuminated by the steady glow from a kerosene lamp. The gentle warmth and sparkling glass remind me of an era long since passed. A storm moved through this afternoon, June...

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Spring Photo Gallery

Spring Photo Gallery

The water is low in the pond. My grandchildren have loved  throwing rocks into the water. I've watched my oldest grandson throwing, switching from using his left hand to his right hand and back again. He may be a leftie like his mom. 🙂 The mimosa tree stands tall and...

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Spring has Sprung

This is the blog that was born on April 12, 2018. Many "chapters" have yet to be posted. Spring is in full swing in my little corner of Laurens County, SC #29645 Just for fun this year, it came to me to photograph the various improvements that are in progress here. I...

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Test Post In The Rambling Gardner

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