Outdoor

Spring woodland jewels

Scilla siberica
March 11, 2019

I went to the forest near my parent’s home for a walk a couple of days ago. There are several species in flower that make me feel real spring.  A…

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All year round delight

Yucca filamentosa
March 7, 2019

Some plants which provide winter interest already have lost their charm. But it is not the case of Yucca filamentosa. This perennial is gorgeous truly all year round. Its elegant evergreen foliage adds distinctive…

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Front planting scheme

November 12, 2018

Last post I mentioned front border in the garden – planting on the sides of the new parent’s doorstep. I share the scheme in this separate post.  My parents wanted…

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Anemone

Anemone flower
October 31, 2018

Latin name of Anemone genus came from Ancient Greek ἀνεμώνη that means “daughter of the wind” (ἄνεμος (“wind”) + matronymic suffix -ώνη). It was long believed that the flowers open…

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