Drained of Color

Drained of Color

With a month of winter left, the front yard is looking tattered and beaten down. Soon, I will clean up the mess and watch winter …

 

Snow!

Snow!

Hard to believe that the weather prognosticators got it wrong. <Giggle!>

 

Skybridge @ NWFGS

Skybridge @ NWFGS

My favorite thing at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show: The sky bridge with the soft afternoon sun streaming through.

 

NWFGS 2014

NWFGS 2014

I think this will be my last Northwest Flower and Garden Show for a while. I’m burned out. I found very little to get excited …

 

Cotyledon orbicularis

Cotyledon orbicularis

 

Espostoa melanostele

Espostoa melanostele

 

Pereskia aculeata ‘Godseffiana’

Pereskia aculeata ‘Godseffiana’

 

Seattle Arboretum

Seattle Arboretum

An altogether under appreciated park, Seattle’s Washington Arboretum is really a jewel in the crown of this city’s park network. While the focus seems to …

 

Buxus microphylla var. japonica ‘National’

Buxus microphylla var. japonica ‘National’

A cutting from my initial purchase from Heronswood oh, so many years ago. Wonderful plant.  The shadow shows how low the sun already is in …

 

Wind and Rain Tattered Front Yard

Wind and Rain Tattered Front Yard