Category Archives: Gardening

WHO IS THIS GRETTA GREGG, AND WHY THE WEBSITE? (part one)

My day job used to be as a Registered Nurse… bedside nursing in ICU, Medical Floor, and Behavioral Recovery at Walla Walla General Hospital. Then I did Phone Triage Nursing, which I especially enjoyed because of the fast action and … Continue reading

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BEAUTIFUL DAHLIAS

Friend, Lou, gave us tubers of this pink Dahlia, and my camera loved all angles of the blooms.  I don’t recall ever growing these wonderful flowers before — too lazy to dig in the fall and find a frost-proof place … Continue reading

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FURRY CORAL BELLS

A surprising number of plants, including Coral Bells, grow fur — giving the flowers a nice glow when back-lit, don’t you think?   Also, note the young spider, swinging in the breeze, bottom left in the photo.  Can you see its … Continue reading

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PERUVIAN DAFFODIL — EXQUISITE!

:} Smiles

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BLUE BELLS OF SCOTLAND (THE HAIR BELL)

This dainty plant showed up as a welcome volunteer in my garden.  I’d grown the species, Campanula rotundifolia, in the past, and a seed must have survived.  It occurs (sparsely) naturally across the British Isles and on terrain like Switzerland, the … Continue reading

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GARDEN TOUR INTERRUPTED

The garden is best when early sunlight touches it.  And, yes, I was going to take you on an early morning tour, but didn’t get past this. This is the climbing ‘Sally Holmes’ rose which grows great clusters of blooms … Continue reading

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ROSA PASCALI

. :}  Smiles

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LAVENDER PINK RAINDROPS

Some people say that the following text refers to the wild Iris growing in Israel.  If not, it still applies to us.  And that was Jesus speaking! Do Not Worry “Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they … Continue reading

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IRIS SPURIA AND RAINDROPS

 As you may have noticed, I like photographing water drops on flowers, and flowers that stand up through mild storms.  They are so photogenic, and the air is so fresh after the rain.    :} Smiles

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MAPLE LEAVES DRIPPING WET

One of my photos below is # 29 of 365 — you decide. :}  Smiles

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