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Seasonal Bouquets

Our untidy yard is happily filled with plants, including a profusion of vegetables, herbs, annual and perennial flowers.   The shrubs spread, vines climb and an overabundance of wild plants that happily inhabit our yard and provide a home for birds, bees and butterflies.

This series is selection of photos taken during the months of April through December to document the foliage and the flowers in our yard or nearby.

In these photographs, the April photos indicate the first delicate flowers of the season as well as those leaves who have overwintered.  May provides the most delicate photographs of the season, as the flowers are not likely affected by drought, disease or too much sun.  June, July and August include a vast and rich assortment of the flowers and vegetables, herbs and  ornamental plants. The autumn months indicate the stark beauty that exists after flowers have died.  The series finishes with a frosted bouquet of December.

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April Bouquet; Maple blossoms, forsythia, violets

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                          May Bouquet


                Periwinkle,  Violets, Bluebells

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June Bouquet

Bleeding Heart, Blue Bells, Violets, Barrenwort

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 July Bouquet

Nasturtium, borage, geranium, hosta, Japanese dayflower, eggplant, lavender

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                        July Bouquet

                 Cherry tomatoes, borage 

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                          July Bouquet

      Watermelon Gherkin Cucumbers, borage

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July Bouquet

Green and Purple Beans


July Bouquet

Garlic Scapes

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August Bouquet


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August Bouquet

Pokeweed, morning glory, Rose of Sharon,


Japanese Dayflower, mallow

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August Bouquet

 Tansy, rose, evening nightshade

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September Bouquet


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September Bouquet

Lemon Verbena

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                         October Bouquet

         Cranberry beans, Scarlett Runner Beans


                  November Bouquet

    Beauty Berry, Barberry, Ragweed, Yarrow


November Bouquet

Beauty Berry and barberry

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Frozen Bouquet

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