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Six Sun-kissed Succulents

I’ve been longing to participate in the Six-On-Saturday blog-fest again (see The Propagator) but in the mega-drought we are experiencing here in the western U.S., the garden is a…

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Lavender Harvest!

The highlight of the garden right now is a waving patch of purple, aromatic and buzzing with life. It’s time for the lavender harvest! We planted this patch fourteen…

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California Poppies and old shed

April Garden — California Poppies, Veggie Seedlings, Critter Habitat & Prep for Drought & Wildfire

The California poppies and lupines are abloom in Sonoma County, and so are lilacs and foxgloves and columbine. Pipevine swallowtails are mating and tree swallows returning for the summer. Keep up with the wildfire safety and drought preparedness steps taken by organic gardening blog of The Compulsive Gardener.

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Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly on buddleia blossom

Pipevine Swallowtail Butterflies

Pipevine Swallowtails are my favorite butterflies here–with their mystical black color and iridescent blue sheen (on the males). And the caterpillars are also eye-catching: black with bright orange spikes–looking…

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2 thoughts on “Blog

  1. I discovered your blog through your comment on The Nostalgic Gardener’s blog and was pleasantly surprised with the content. We don’t have a garden ourselves, but we do have a balcony where we do a bit of gardening. The content of your blog is very diverse, creative topics are also given a place. It would be great to follow your blog.
    Sincerely,
    Rudi

    1. Oh… how sweet Rudi! Thank you. I like your Nature Photography site as well and just followed you too. Sel does a great blog at The Nostalgic Gardener! I love balcony gardens. Would love to see a photo if you feel like sharing. I’ll check your blog to see if you have already posted there.

      For any who are reading, you can find Rudi’s site here: https://picpholio.wordpress.com/portfolio/macro-detail-photography-1/
      For The Nostalgic Gardener, visit here: https://thenostalgicgardener.com/

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