Tag Archives: Summer


L’estate…summer. This summer has been different in “il giardino nella terrazza”. The garden center had more petunias than shade loving tropicals. ¬†They told me I’d have to go to a specialty store for those. So I settled for baskets based … Continue reading

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The Cat Days of Summer

Yes, I know, I shouldn’t complain when the rest of the country has been plagued by such devastating weather but…..20 degrees above average for this time of year is just too darn hot. I’ve lived in the Pacific Northwest since … Continue reading

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