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!

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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

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