Posts Tagged ‘July 2013’

Midsummer Highlights

Meadow and Arc Borders at

As promised, a follow-up to this month’s Bloom Day, but this time focusing on the meadow, garden shots, and combinations over the last six weeks.

While lilies have been a key theme of this summer in the garden, there are two stars in the meadow.

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – July 2013

Ipomoea batatas 'Sweet Georgia Heart Red' with Allium christophii, Zinnia 'Zahara Scarlet', Zinnia tenuifolia 'Red Spider', Verbena 'Imagination', and Sedum rupestre 'Angelina' at

Every time the 15th of the month comes around, I’m immensely grateful to Carol at May Dreams Gardens for coming up with the idea of Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. Besides providing a great opportunity to share what looks best in the garden, it’s been the only form of garden journaling that I’ve ever kept up with for more than a few weeks. There’s only one problem: sometimes there’s so much going on outside that once a month isn’t enough to keep up with all the good stuff. So, rather than make one super-sized post, I’ve decided to concentrate on just the flowers and foliage this time and save the combination and garden photos for the end of the month.

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