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Taken several mornings ago...our front cottage garden is nearly finished!

For several years these sweet glittery deer have been awaiting a special place to spend their days. They seem so content in their new surrondings...among the leaves of gold...I can't bring myself to hide them away until the holidays return. They're going to remain on the sideboard throughout the year!

Peace and Prosperity to all of Goodwill

Our front garden continues to evolve...with new additions (nearly weekly) and growth filling in. It's still a work in progress...but one that is proving to bring more joy than we could ever imagine!

I was delighted to discover the herb "Boxwood Basil" ...a perfect fit for this tabletop Cathedral Garden!

Flower pots on the windowsill...

I set them there while planting the windowbox and accidentally found they looked lovely from inside the house...and added another dimension outside!

Summer garden project...follow along at:


This was several weeks ago...the stone walkway is now in.

(Didn't get an updated shot in time for the topic deadline)


Fragrant & Flavorful.....


Compact, small-leafed plants look like small shrubs.

Great for pesto & more, or as a fragrant ornamental plant.

Ht 12-16 in

Burpee Home Gardens


First grandchild...Cecilia Elizabeth!

Our 38th Wedding Anniversary gift to each other!

Madonna Bougainvillea petals look like bits of tissue paper as they dry...and fall on the rocks below.

We've planted Madonna Bougainvillea along our back fence...and in pots around our backyard pergola...

at the farthest corner of our backyard.