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Garden Thyme with the Creative · 2W ago

The New Greenhouse

One of my new projects for the garden was the construction of a greenhouse. Due to living on a mountain, my gardens has very limited level areas. I decided that I wanted a much smaller green...
Garden Thyme with the Creative · 3W ago

Spring in the Garden - 2017

This year is starting out to be a great year. After last years drought, we are finally getting rain and the garden is growing very well. I couldn't be more pleased. I thought I would bring y...
Garden Thyme with the Creative · 1M ago

Lychnis flos-cuculi 'Petite Jenny'

Last year I received a new plant for the garden called  'Petite Jenny'. Lychnis flos-cuculi 'Petite Jenny' is an early bloomer with masses of pink flowers. This past year we were in drought ...
Garden Thyme with the Creative · 2M ago

Love Those Camellias

Years ago when I lived in Indiana, I purchased two small camellias. They were very pretty and I had great hopes for them. I grew them in pots and then moved them into my greenhouse for winte...
Garden Thyme with the Creative · 3M ago

Winter Blooms - The Amaryllis

During the winter, there is that time when people who like to garden start missing flowers in their lives. That need to have something green and growing makes the winter seem shorter if you ...
Garden Thyme with the Creative · 3M ago

Life is Finally Slowing Down

The last time that I blogged was back in August 2016. With the move from Indiana to North Carolina, I have been busy remodeling the house, working on my North Carolina Master Gardener, volun...
Garden Thyme with the Creative · 9M ago

The Art of Bonsai

I recently posted that I had visited the North Carolina Arboretum. My favorite part of the Arboretum was seeing the Bonsai Collection. I find the art of creating a tree to miniature, recreat...
Garden Thyme with the Creative · 10M ago

A Visit to The North Carolina Arboretum

This week I had the opportunity to visit The North Carolina Arboretum. If you are ever in Asheville, North Carolina, you should stop by and visit. The gardens are very nice and you can spend...
Garden Thyme with the Creative · 11M ago

Critters, Drought and Gardening

Deer damage to a hosta plant.Gardening this year has been interesting. I have been spending time working on the hardscape and planting additional plants to fill out the garden. I had great e...
Garden Thyme with the Creative · 11M ago

Chinese Lizard's Tail

The other day, I was walking in the park and I saw this plant. It was a beautiful clump that was about 36 inches tall and about 4 feet wide. In the sun, the white color in the leaves just gl...