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A Tidewater Gardener · 3W ago

Women's March on Norfolk

I spent most of yesterday on the couch, my eyes glazed over from the inauguration spectacle. It left me with a feeling of despair for this country and its future, especially after hearing th...
A Tidewater Gardener · 1M ago

The Last Sunset of 2016

Earlier this week while laying awake in bed instead of sleeping, I started pondering my annual last sunset post. Thinking about 2016 I had trouble peering past a very gloomy pall cast over t...
A Tidewater Gardener · 1M ago

My 10 Favorite Photos of 2016

Though I have not been very consistent with my blogging this year, I did not want to miss posting my 10 favorite photos from 2016, and this year I was actually able to whittle the number dow...
A Tidewater Gardener · 2M ago

A Few Recent Photos

All of the following photos were taken last Friday morning near my parents' house on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. As we do most years, we were visiting for the Thanksgiving holiday. I've p...
A Tidewater Gardener · 4M ago

Mystery on Queens Creek

I love the internet, especially for sleuthing out mystery plants. A few carefully considered questions asked in the right places will usually lead me to what I am looking for. Of course I am...
A Tidewater Gardener · 5M ago

Back to Belle Isle

Well hello! Why yes, I do still blog, though lately not often. It's just that I've been working very hard this summer, and playing equally as hard. I also helped throw a big party, spent tim...
A Tidewater Gardener · 7M ago

Ninth Annual Citywide Bloomday

As I do each year for July's Bloom Day, crapemyrtles (Lagerstroemia species and hybrids) are celebrated. 2016 finds the trees flowering about two weeks later than normal. Typically they are ...
A Tidewater Gardener · 8M ago

A Morning in the Perennial Garden

This morning I joined a co-worker in the Baker Perennial Garden at work. She was leading two daylily-centric "walk and talks" of the garden in conjunction with the Tidewater Daylily Society'...
A Tidewater Gardener · 8M ago

Bloom Day - Excuses, Excuses

Yes, I am still here. I just haven't felt like giving up precious time to the blog. I am very busy at work, the weather has been pleasant, my writing assignments have bordered on excessive, ...
A Tidewater Gardener · 9M ago

It Could Be Yours

Last weekend my father and I stopped by the former home of friends of his. They have moved on to a new life in Florida and have put this house on the market. It is in the small courthouse to...