All images and words by Debbie Teashon, unless otherwise noted.
September 22, 2013
my garden loves all this rain,
so do my slugs
May 3, 2013
Give me a break,
weeding is zen?
it’s freaking hard work!
May 1, 2013
What's a peony?
February 28, 2012
There is nothing that is comparable to it, as satisfactory or as thrilling, as gathering the vegetables one has grown.
~Alice B. Toklas
February 23, 2012 — These beautiful garden lights dress up a shady area under a Fatsia japonica shrub in the Newcastle garden of Michell and Christopher Epping.
February 12, 2012
The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.
~Gertrude S. Wister
January 30, 2012
Love does not dominate;
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
January 29, 2012
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit.
Wisdom is not putting it into a fruit salad.
January 14, 2012
A remarkable green pot with a pair of scrumptious garden gloves is all I ever needed.
December 15, 2011
Halloween has come and gone, short days are almost over, and the skeleton flamingoes go back into the closet.
December 2, 2011 — Hello Gorgeous! I thought you had left and I wouldn't see you for months. But here you are with a surprise visit. I know you will leave again as you oft times do this time of year, but today I celebrate the blue skies you travel across!
It's all about the textures.
November 26, 2011 — Rodgersia 'Rotlaub' and Persicaria.
November 16, 2011 — I must be a gardener, I want to put single quotes around 'Sorento' like it's my Kia cultivar. The good news is, my car is American born.
November 15, 2011 — Right on time. First super hard frost, right on the average first frost date. At least this year we had the wee frosts to shut the plants down before the hard one hit.
Stand for something or you will fall for anything. Today's mighty oak is yesterday's nut that held its ground.
— Rosa Parks
Narcissus 'Lorikeet' ©2008