Red columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) stands almost as tall as the longleaf pine sapling behind it.
Take an evening stroll with me through Kaul Wildflower Garden, one of more than two dozen gardens at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
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Purple bearded iris, dalmatian bellflower, autumn sage, lavender, ice plant and thyme arranged in a Waterford posy vase.
I began this post with the most sensical intentions. Then my sensibilities took over.
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This oak-lined street is a piece of Americana perfection.
To capture April in Alabama I’m venturing beyond my garden. I took these snapshots during a recent neighborhood walk in Birmingham.
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Manny (“Best Kitty Ever”) photobombed this week’s In a Vase on Monday post.
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My woodland garden against the backdrop of an urban wilderness
I love the urban wilderness of our backyard, but the truth is it’s filled with non-native, invasive plants that have been left to their own devices for decades.
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Springtime moss and Shaina Japanese maple leaves
Our Shaina Japanese maple is donning its full spring glory—bright red leaves.
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Loropetalum (foliage), George Taber azaleas, tulip Menton and oxalis
The blooms in today’s post remind me of the prom dress Andie creates in the 1980s movie “Pretty in Pink.”
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