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Bonney Lassie · 3d ago

Wednesday Vignette

Wisteria. It's beautiful when it's in bloom. But I prefer it in my neighbor's garden.Anna at Flutter & Hum hosts Wednesday Vignette. Check out her post here.
Bonney Lassie · 3d ago

Quarterly Report -- What I've Accomplished So Far This Year

One of my favorite PNW bloggers, Erica Strauss of Northwest Edible Life, recently started a new feature -- the weekly report, in which she reports in a simple bulleted list (for the most par...
Bonney Lassie · 1W ago

My Mother's Day Weekend Trip to Heronswood

This past weekend Nigel and I at first had no plans to do anything special for Mother's Day. But then Nigel sent me this article in the Seattle Times about Heronswood's upcoming plant sale a...
Bonney Lassie · 1W ago

Wednesday Vignette

I have a lot of self-sowers in my garden, both annual and perennial. I don't actually recall planting this deceptively delicate-looking plant, Corydalis lutea, although I might have. I do re...
Bonney Lassie · 1W ago

Fool's Gold for Foliage Followup

Here in the PNW we love our golden-leaved plants. Maybe because we spend so much time sun-deprived, we're desperate to see something bright out in the garden. Lately the weather has been doi...
Bonney Lassie · 1W ago

Garden Bloggers Bloom Day -- May 2017

I visited Heronswood over the weekend, and briefly considered posting a few photos of flowers from that garden for Bloom Day, but reconsidered. One of the purposes of Bloom Day, after all, i...
Bonney Lassie · 2W ago

Wednesday Vignette

I'm not sure I'd actually call today's photo a vignette, it's more like a Wednesday Vista.Last weekend, Nigel and I spent the weekend in Portland, having traveled down to attend the Portland...
Bonney Lassie · 3W ago

Wednesday Vignette

This little Viola labradorica flowering in the middle of a patch of Sedum 'Angelina' is my Wednesday Vignette this week. I'm kind of amazed how these seeds get around. The original plants st...
Bonney Lassie · 4W ago

New Plants, And What I Plan to Do With (Some of) Them

It's been a few years since I did a post where I showed off new plant purchases. Last year I bought few, if any, new plants, since my health problems kept me from doing much gardening, altho...
Bonney Lassie · 1M ago

Wednesday Vignette

Here in the PNW, moss and lichen grows on trees like my paperbark maple (Acer griseum), especially during a wet spring like the one we're having, just as abundantly as it does on soil. It do...