Monthly Archives: July 2012

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This lovely, scrambling vine was a purchase from Avant Gardens, a nursery in Massachusetts that I highly recommend to Brooklynites for their quick shipping, customer service, and unusual selections. Though I’ve only had it for a few weeks, it’s already … Continue reading

© 2012 maria. All rights reserved.

Summer Doldrums

As the new perennials struggle to establish themselves in this summer’s intense heat, nothing much is blooming. Glad I bought some phlox at the big box hardware store last month! They’re going strong when nothing else is.