This was my mom’s favorite and sometimes I’ll get a plant so I can remember her by their fragrance, even though I’m sooo allergic.
I used to think gardenia and camellia were the same flower, but I learned that the gardenia is known for its intense perfume; less so the camellia. I never knew that!
Here’s to you, the original Charlotte, the first gardenia bloom on this hot summer’s day…
Not a shamrock in sight! I know it’s St. Patrick’s Day and I should probably write about that or the color GREEN, but my entire garden is bursting in bright, joyous YELLOW, so that’s how it’s gonna go down…
Don’t pinch me, the leaves are green!
Primroses, sunflowers, and daisies…
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Tulips and Shadows…the play of light
A colorful mix of California native flowers and our small but fruitful orchard.
Sage in full bloom
Variegated Trailing Ceanothus
Dwarf Nectarine beside a Pride of Madeira
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