Posts tagged with "Leucophyllum"

17. December 2016
small sunny garden, desert garden, amy myers, photography, garden bloggers bloom day, gbbd, december, winter flowers, gaura, oenothera, lindheimeri
Well, this post is two days late as the holidays have kept me busy, but it seemed a shame not to go ahead and post for December's Garden Bloggers Bloom Day. Not surprisingly, given the mild weather, there is plenty to choose from! Most of the bloom is from long-flowering plants enjoying the cool temperatures, not to mention a bit of much-appreciated moisture. (A little more would be even more appreciated!) I have put in only a few cool-season bedding annuals so far. The most noticeable are...
16. November 2016
small sunny garden, desert garden, amy myers, garden bloggers bloom day, gbbd, november, photography
It is the middle of the month now, the middle of November at that! Time for a look at what is blooming in the garden with Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day, hosted by Carol at May Dreams Gardens. This is a lush season here in the desert, as temperatures are quite comfortable. It might be even lusher if we could get some rain, but so far that hasn't happened. Perhaps a little later... Meantime, here is what the garden is doing. This month I divided the plants according to seasonality, only to find that...
11. October 2016
small sunny garden, desert garden, in a vase, monday, amy myers
I had little time to prepare a vase today, so these flowers were subjected to a rapid picking and poking this afternoon. Fortunately, they are mostly forgiving sorts! I used my smallest stoneware bud vase and was again reminded how much more material I have for even a tiny vase nowadays. This is rose "Sterling Silver" -- that most elegant rose, finally back in bloom -- in combination with very small chrysanthemum flowers, a first-ever sprig of Salvia leucantha "Santa Barbara", and a leafy twig...