Monthly Archives: October 2015

Soggy Garden Day in Fall

It was supposed to be a sunny day…but I`ll enjoy the colors anyway! This week we started cutting back perennials…but I usually leave the grasses until spring. This Clematis Freckles blooms very late in the year, so it does not … Continue reading

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Reconnecting With Sam After 40 Years

In 1965 & 1966 I spent two years teachng in a rural school outside Umuahia in what was then known as Eastern Nigeria.  Crusaders Secondary School was a boarding school for highschool students, some of them very young. They came … Continue reading

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Mid October in BC

Today is election day. I love this map! Instead of biting my nails over the outcome of a tight and dirty race,  I thought I’d share some family updates. I guess I’ll first admit that I am officially old, having … Continue reading

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The Best Month of the Year in the Garden

How I love a garden in the Fall! I love the grasses and asters, the light, the colors. Here are some shots on the first day of October. I think this is my favorite ornamental grass… Panicum Cheyenne Sky Molinia … Continue reading

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