Category Archives: Gardens

Christmas at the U.S. Botanic Garden

I don’t know about you, but I could use a little time a gardens right now. We recently headed downtown to soak in the lush greenness and check out the holiday displays at the U.S. Botanic Garden. I’d visited this … Continue reading

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To celebrate the end of the first week of school, I give you Rudbeckia blooming in my mother’s garden. Yellow and green were her favorite colors, and she liked these flowers especially. I’ve always thought the name was funny, because … Continue reading

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The First Tomato of Summer

Grown in a pot on our balcony. The kids and I ate it quartered. It was sweet, and the kids were delighted.

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