Category Archives: flowers

Fall is in the air

Happy Autumn Equinox! Here at Lydia Street, it is starting to feel like fall. The temperatures have dropped in the evenings and the mums are starting to bloom. For years and years, we would buy potted mums to sit on … Continue reading

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Take a look at these Sea Oats

There’s a touch of fall in the air. The temperatures have been in the 80s during the day and the 60s at night. The garden is beautiful in the fall. The mums are starting to bloom now but what I … Continue reading

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Purple, green and gorgeous

We haven’t tried eating these beautiful Hyacinth Beans but we are certainly enjoying looking at them. The contrasting colors really help make this plant stand out.

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Bright and beautiful sunflower bouquet

Some of the sunflowers survived the terrible storm incident earlier in the summer. They are hardy plants, and although our plan to disguise the neighbor’s house didn’t turn out as well as we thought it would, we have been able … Continue reading

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Sunflowers are here

The sunflowers have finally started to bloom here at Lydia Street. We woke up this morning to find two opened blossoms and more buds getting ready to bloom. Even Harold the Bee stopped by for an early morning inspection of … Continue reading

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Daisy in the sun

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When will our sunflowers bloom already?

Good job sunflowers. You’re growing tall and strong and doing a pretty good job of disguising the ugly side of our neighbor’s house. Now it’s time to make some flowers. Please? UPDATE: They’re here!

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What’s blooming this week

Here’s what’s blooming in the garden this week. Click on a photo to open the gallery. June 9, 2012 [The babies!] June 2, 2012 May 21, 2012 April 25, 2012

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We’re having babies in the garden

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Lilies of the Ditch

We love our common day lilies. Known as “roadside lilies” or, as some people call them “ditch lilies,” these plants are so easy to grow that who wouldn’t love them? We’ve heard that some gardeners don’t like how invasive they … Continue reading

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