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Staying Power

Although November is here, my boulevard beds retain most of their late summer beauty. The messy blond tussocks of Prairie Dropseed grab the drab fall light and don’t let go. I love the elegantly gaunt silhouette of the blackened coneflowers … Continue reading

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A Fall Point of View

Doesn’t this open gate make you want to come in and take a look? I love garden gates because even the simplest of them creates an air of mystery, and every garden needs intrigue, a way to invite casual viewers … Continue reading

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I Took a Walk . . .

 Our family went on a hike among golden maples. Leaves crunched underfoot.                   Windblown oaks lined the path where it neared the St. Croix River,               … Continue reading

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A Grand Decline

  Here in the Upper Midwest the days are growing noticeably shorter as the balance tips from long hours of life-giving sun into the glorious but shorten days of autumn. Coneflowers still hold their tattered petals close. Asters still glow … Continue reading

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Seeds of Change

                                                   Oak trees in waiting . . . . . . And milkweed’s children mark summer’s … Continue reading

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