royal candles veronica
One of my goals when I started Garden 337 was to include as many blue flowering plants as possible. I read once that true blue flowers are rare. I’m not sure how accurate that statement is, nor do I really know what “true blue” means. But I have succeeded in my quest to incorporate blues.And… Continue reading
Feeling the Blues
I know that on my Blotanical profile I say that red is my favorite color in the garden. But I also love those blues. And the gardens are singing the sweet blues today. The Hidcote Lavender (lavendula angustifolia hidcote) is in full bloom and so is the Jean Davis Lavender (lavendual angustifolia cv. Jean Davis),… Continue reading
I haven’t always been a gardener, but I have always loved gardens. It has taken 16 years to get my gardens into the shape they are today. And, I’ve had help. I’m 74 years old, have rheumatoid arthritis, and had a late stage cancer six years ago. I am, though, intrepid. I’m the kind of person who plods along, tailoring my goals as I go. Last November I had a long overdue knee replacement surgery and I’m hoping this spring, summer, and fall will be able to maintain and find even more joy working in all of my garden beds. Full disclosure, though. I have a garden guy who comes once a week to work in my gardens.