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Sunday, 16 July 2017

I woke up very early (for me), filled with anticipation of a fun day of touring local gardens with Ann (The Amateur Bot-ann-ist), Evan (from Plant Delights, Cistus, and now Plant Lust), and more.  First I needed to water my greenhouse and patio plants.

Skooter is so happy to be allowed out during the day again (even though I have concerns that it is too soon).

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Ann and Evan arrived at ten.  They toured our garden for awhile.

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Sanguisorba ‘Lilac Squirrel’

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These photos remind me of how for five years, to no avail, I kept asking the local tour to change the promotion wording, “You are invited to examine and inspect the gardens” to “appreciate and enjoy the gardens”, to sound less like a medical exam.  I would be listened to and humored, but the wording never changed.  Yet here we are examining and inspecting!

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not an area of collectible plants but for some reason I noticed it.

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Salvia patens petals on the lawn (Allan’s photo)

With the garden pretty thoroughly and kindly inspected, we were off to tour six (and a bit) Peninsula gardens.  The little bit was our stop at the Clarke garden on the way north.  I did not have a way to contact them, and I did want to show Ann and Evan the attractive containers especially.  (Karen, we did not trespass into the back garden although I have a feeling you would not have minded.)  We just “examined and inspected” the containers in the driveway.

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Evan wanted to know which grass this is.

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more glorious containers

Pink Poppy Farm

We began our tour with Pink Poppy Farm, a favourite of mine.  Dave and Melissa (Sea Star Gardening) arrived to join us. Pink Poppy Farmer Mike greeted us with the offer of drinks and walked with us through the garden, soon joined by his spouse Lynn, even though they must have been tired because their garden had been on the peninsula garden tour yesterday (while we were in Menlo).  The garden name may sound familiar to you because their daughter, Madeline, is the owner of Pink Poppy Bakery.

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Ann, Evan, Skyler, Mike

For a more orderly beginning-to-end tour of this garden four years ago, check out this post.

Today, we wandered here and there in the garden.

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Allan’s photo

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Mike, Dave, and Allan by the Imperial Chicken Palace

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The Imperial Chicken Palace

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Look closely to see the bear on the coop.

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chooks

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Melissa communing with a hen (Allan’s photo)

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Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ and clematis (Allan’s photo)

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Maddy and her dad love old black and white films.

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Allan’s photo

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Evan taking photos

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interior design: I love this kitchen tile.

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up a slope into the garden

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house and workshop

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looking back at the chicken palace

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Allan’s photo

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The garden specializes in food and in cutting flowers.

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Maddy’s old swing set repurposed into a bean trellis

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one of several greenhouses and hoop houses

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Ann and Lynn (Allan’s photo)

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must be amaranth (Allan’s photo)

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Evan, Allan, Ann, and Lynn

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(left) Evan taking photos

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We got our sprinklers-on-posts watering idea from this garden.

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Allan’s photo

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Allan’s photo

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fire area with a “cemetery rose”

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Looking back over the garden.  (Right) one of the tables left from the fabulous Wedding at Pink Poppy Farm

One of the hoophouses had a crop of young wasabi.

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The leaves were hot and delicious.

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another productive hoophouse

Some of the produce you will find for sale when Pink Poppy Bakery has a booth at the market (which is not every Saturday this year).

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tiered beds at the end of the hoophouse

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another cutting bed

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Lynn pointed out this exceptionally pretty calendula.

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sweet peas and bachelor buttons

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pompom dahlias, my favourite kind

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Allan’s photo

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Tigridia (Allan’s photo)

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Here we go heading off to four gardens in and near  Oysterville.

 

 

 

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The WSU Master Gardeners of Grays Harbor and Pacific County present:

tour

 

Next to the fourth garden, we parked by a field of farm equipment, some new and some old.

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Allan’s photo

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promise of a garden up ahead

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entry to the front garden

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Trapeoleum speciosum on the trellis (Allan’s photo)

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the ornamental front garden

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Allan’s photo

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Allan’s photo

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campanulas (Allan’s photo)

Coming around to the back garden, the focus changes to food production.

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tomatoes against the south side of the house

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a chicken coop in the background

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traffic jam at the door

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plump and pretty hens

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a raised bed edged with growing bags (Allan’s photo)

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in the greenhouse (Allan’s photo)

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farmland and cattle beyond

If I had to feed myself out of my garden, I might be eating chickweed, sheep sorrel, and some potatoes and a few berries, with some tomatoes from the greenhouse in late summer.  The intensive growing method in this garden made me ponder what I could do with the future kitchen garden space that I envision between our fence and Devery’s driveway.

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This could protect the plants from deer.

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carrots

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beans

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I overheard that these were sweet Walla Walla onions.

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lettuce (Allan’s photo)

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grapevines on the left

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berries and peaches

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roses, honeysuckle, blueberries (Allan’s photo)

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kitchen gardener extraordinaire, Tim

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gunnera by the back deck

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ready for alfresco meals from the garden

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on the deck (Allan’s photo)

Because this was not an ornamental plant collector’s garden, I was surprised to see a Melianthus major as we departed.

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A tour host was surprised that I recognized it; I said “There are six people touring behind me who will also know what it is.”  (Melissa, Dave, Ann, Evan, Pam, and Teresa!)

We had only one more tour garden to see, this one ten miles northwest of Raymond, and I was hoping to at least spy around the edges of two interesting private gardens on the way home.

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Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Touring Mark and Brian’s Garden

With our workday almost done, we drove almost to Nahcotta to tour a garden new to us.  When garden owner Mark had posted some beautiful photos of it on the Peninsula Gardeners Facebook group, I had commented that I would be hanging over the fence trying to see in if I walked by. I was forthwith invited to come visit.  Because I focus on one thing at a time, I did not look closely at the address until we were on our way from Klipsan Beach Cottages.  Then I said “OH my gosh, I think this is the garden I have wanted to see for a long time!”  Sure enough, as we parked, I knew that it was the place where I HAVE peered wistfully over the front fence, wishing to see what was in the secret garden.

I am incorporating into this story some of Mark’s photos that drew me into this hidden paradise.

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the front garden

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beginning our tour

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front garden

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by the woodsy edge of the front garden

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cool and wavy trellises

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cosmos!

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deep blue Salvia patens

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washing machine tub planters!

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talking about the assorted raised boxes

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Now I want a kitchen garden just like this.

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The sides come off.

I’d put a kitchen garden like that in the sunny spot between our fence and Devery’s garage parking pad so we could both harvest.

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Allan’s photo: fence between front and back garden

At last, I got to go through the gate to the back garden.

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having entered the secret garden (Allan’s photo)

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view upon entering

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Immediately, we heard the sound of a waterfall and found the source: a large pond with stream and two waterfalls.  Mark said when they bought the house, it was a strawberry bed, and as he cleaned it out, he found a big cement pond.  He and Brian then constructed the stream bed that runs down a slope from behind.

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Mark’s photo

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Mark’s photo

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up the slope to the waterfall

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I did not quite succeed with this photo of the pond from under the maple branch.  Let’s just call it impressionistic.

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Allan’s photo

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maple admiration society

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at the pond’s edge

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Allan’s photo

We turned our attention to the garden on the west side of the house, which I had been thrilled to see was a double wide, like ours, but with better windows and nice wood siding.

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Mark’s photo

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looking across to the pond, what a view! (Mark’s photo)

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Mark’s photo

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west facing deck with strong shadows

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on the porch

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Mark’s photo

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Mark’s photo

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west side flower garden

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dierama (Mark’s photo)

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Mark’s photo

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a deer fenced area…The additional height on top was added because deer jumped this!

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just done blooming

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on the shed wall

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Allan’s photo

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roses protected from deer (Allan’s photo)

Beyond the house is a luxuriously large chicken coop.

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just part of the multi-roomed coop

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friendly girls

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Allan’s photo

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Allan’s photo

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an old door recycled from Penttila’s Chapel

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up the ramp, in the door, hoping for a treat

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by the greenhouse

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echeverias

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geranium with great foliage

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on the corner of the deck

We began to wend our way out of the garden because we had more watering to do in Ilwaco before day’s end.

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love these grasses in wooden boxes

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another view of the pond

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Allan’s photo

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hydrangea (Allan’s photo)

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Allan’s photo

Soon we are going to have Mark and Brian over to have a walk about in our garden.  I felt so lucky to have gained entry to theirs.

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Friday, 3 March 2017

If you don’t enjoy progressive politix, you might want to skip this one, because that’s all we have on offer today other than some faux chickens at the very end.

In shockingly cold and windy rain, we drove north to the Naquaiya Studio for the pleasure of participating in a postcard party.

Part of the mission is a mass mailing to the preznit in mid March, coordinated from liberal groups all over the country.  Perhaps all it will do is inspire us.  I don’t expect it to change anything. The meetings are productive in another way as we have excellent conversation throughout.

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An excellent time was had by all.


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a studio filled with art

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me, Judy, and Yudy.

My mind is still boggled by how much Yudy looks and talks and laughs like a Judy I used to know.  The resemblance makes me smile every time.

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fuel

This ongoing group effort by local artists is all old folks, as far as I know.  I am especially pleased with how punk rock the postcards are.

Michelle had printed out all sorts of bits of topical text that she calls “pasties” to add to postcards.  She observed that the news changes so fast that some of them are outdated already.

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inspirational notes:

hope

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Yudy’s ideas for wording


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Yudy’s cards of the day


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a beauty, made by Carole

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also by Carole


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another by Carole

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by Carole’s friend

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Carole’s friend made these with a nice cut out for inserting the address.

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by a postcard-er with a beloved transgender family member


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four cards, fronts


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Seniors are mad!

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fronts


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These original pieces, by someone who wasn’t in attendance today, were especially interesting to me.

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I just the straightforward simplicity of these to the point messages.

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woman

He has said so many terrible things about women.

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I am using seed catalogs to assemble postcards, so mine are pretty pretty.  Two of them are planned to be thank you notes for politicans who are defending the EPA.

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Whoever in government defends the environment next gets this one.

On the way home, Allan and I stopped at Dennis Co for a remarkably cheap sale on Rustoleum spray paint…not for graffiti, mind you, but for the repainting of my bamboo poles.

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Dennis Company store display

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Tomorrow, more politics, possibly mixed with a delicious lunch in Astoria.  I have a sad on that I might miss the next postcard party because of an ACLU training session.  These parties do my heart and energy good.

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Sunday, 17 April 2016

Not only had we been looking forward to having dinner with Todd at Dave and Melissa’s place in Oysterville, but I had been eagerly anticipating meeting their chicken flock, petting their dogs, and seeing what progress they’ve made on their garden.  It can be so tough to find time for one’s own garden when one does gardening for a living, as they do with their Sea Star Gardening business.  They had made good progress since our last visit.

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the Sea Star abode

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A hummingbird frequents the waterfall. The water makes a glorious noise.

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on the porch (Allan’s photo)

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new shade bed in progress (Allan’s photo)

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Allan’s photo

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Allan’s photo

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Allan’s photo

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Allan’s photo

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Allan’s photo

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Allan’s photo

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the girls! (Allan’s photo)

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Acer griseum (paperbark maple)

The only drawback to this wonderful landscape by woods and wetlands is that the mosquitos are fierce.

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Allan’s photo, skeeters on the back of my shirt on the first walk around

When Todd arrived, Allan walked all around again.  I stayed in for that part of the tour and admired the window views.

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from the window

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from the back porch

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Todd admiring the garden in progress (Allan’s photo)

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The tour returns: Dave and Melissa

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Melissa and Todd and Allan

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Dave and Todd (Allan’s photo)

After garden touring, we repaired indoors for a delicious dinner by Chef Dave.

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Allan’s photo: salads and steelhead

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and brownies (Allan’s photo)

A friend had given Melissa, this vintage book, which brings back memories of reading ALL of Marguerite Henry as a horse crazy city girl.

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After dinner, the dogs, both Hovawarts,  joined us.

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me and Anna

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me, Coulee, Dave

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Coulee took a liking to Todd (Allan’s photo)

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Coulee (Allan’s photo)

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Coulee

The best thing in the past year has been becoming friends with these three gardeners, Melissa and Dave and Todd.

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Saturday, 18 July 2015

Music in the Gardens Tour, Long Beach Peninsula

a benefit for the Water Music Festival and music programs in local schools

ticket tour map

ticket tour map

Garden 8: Charles Nelson Guest House

A classic 1920s era Sears & Roebuck house anchors this bay view property with traditional gardens including hydrangeas, peonies, and window baskets full of flowers. Sheltered by a tree-like camellia, a pond is home to a large 16 year-old Koi.  Three raised beds display edible flowers and vegetables.   Henry, a magnificent rooster, presides over six laying hens in a purple French chicken coop.

We entered Ginger’s garden at the Charles Nelson Guest House through the side gate just across the road from her friend Marla’s garden to the north, which was also on the tour.

photo by Bob Duke

photo by Bob Duke

We’ll show you the front entrance first, though, as it is the way most guests would enter.

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Allan’s photo

front (east side)

front (east side)

front door

front door, June 1st pre-tour visit

Waterlogue

Waterlogue

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looking at house from the southeast garden, photo by Kathleen Shaw

looking at house from the southeast garden, photo by Kathleen Shaw

photo by Kathleen Shaw

photo by Kathleen Shaw

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north side of house, photo by Kathleen Shaw

north side of house, photo by Kathleen Shaw

pre-tour visit, June 1st

pre-tour visit, June 1st

birdbath

This painted stone sits near the birdbath.

This painted stone sits near the birdbath.

back porch

back porch

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kitchen garden, outbuildings and garage on north side of house

kitchen garden, outbuildings and garage on north side of house

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the charming kitchen garden

raised bed kitchen garden

raised bed kitchen garden

photo by Kathleen Shaw

photo by Kathleen Shaw

patio on north side of house

patio on north side of house, June 1st

north side patio

north side patio; dog run is behind the fence but the dogs were in the shady garage

The chickens were hiding out in the shade on tour day because of the heat.

chicken coop, photo by Kathleen Shaw

chicken coop, photo by Kathleen Shaw

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chicken coop

chicken coop

hens in the shade on tour day

the flock in the shade on tour day (that naked neck hen is supposed to look that way

Too hot!

Too hot!

Henry in the shade

Henry in the shade

Fortunately, I had visited the chickens twice before on days with more normal coastal temperatures.

June 1st

June 1st

On July 3rd, Garden Tour Nancy and I had gone specifically to get some photos that artist Barbara Sampson from Tokeland could use for the a painting for the garden tour.  It wouldn’t be painted plein air like the others, but she was unable to travel from Tokeland to do the painting.

July 3rd

July 3rd

July 3rd

July 3rd

chooks on July 3rd

chooks on July 3rd

White hen wonders why all the fuss about Henry.

White hen wonders why all the fuss about Henry.

July 3rd, Henry

July 3rd, Henry

painting of Henry

painting of Henry by Barbara Sampson of Tokeland

Henry was supposed to be a hen, and when he turned out to be a rooster, Ginger tried to find a home for him.  People wanted to make a meal of him, so she kept him.  She warns B&B guests that he does crow early.  It is the rare guest who minds that, and many say it reminds them of childhood farm life.

chicken coop from west side of garden

chicken coop from west side of garden (june 1st)

west garden bed

west garden bed

pre-tour visit, June 1st

pre-tour visit, June 1st

Bird feeders placed all around the garden attract birds for guests to enjoy watching.

Bird feeders placed all around the garden attract birds for guests to enjoy watching.  (Photo taken June 1st)

another bird feeder

another bird feeder

pre tour visit, June 1

pre tour visit, June 1

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west side deck, June 1st

west side deck, June 1st

pond by the west side deck (pre-tour visit, June 1st)

pond by the west side deck (pre-tour visit, June 1st)

June 1st

June 1st

photo by  Kathleen Shaw

photo by Kathleen Shaw

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The fountain kids look a little scary close up!

The fountain kids look a little unintentionally scary close up!  (Allan’s photo)

looking down at the pond from the deck

looking down at the pond from the deck

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pond fountain with lurking giant koi

16 year old koi and friend (photo by Kathleen Shaw)

16 year old koi and friend (photo by Kathleen Shaw)

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Allan's photo

Allan’s photo

feeding time, viewed from the deck

feeding time, viewed from the deck

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feeding time

Speaking of feeding time, I was hungry!!  With only the “not a garden” left to see, I had a little bit of time to relax and nosh.

snacks, on the easily accessible deck

snacks, on the easily accessible deck, with another painting by Barbara Sampson

foooooood!!!!

foooooood!!!!

on the deck, photo by Kathleen Shaw

on the deck, photo by Kathleen Shaw

on the deck

on the deck

on the deck

on the deck (Allan’s photo)

view to the south from the deck

view to the south from the deck

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June 1st

June 1st

musician Tom Trudell, photo by Kathleen Shaw

musician Tom Trudell, photo by Kathleen Shaw

A young man name Sam filled in while Tom took a break. Photo by Kathleen Shaw

A young man name Sam filled in while Tom took a break. Photo by Kathleen Shaw

SW corner of the garden, photo taken June 1st from the gazebo

SW corner of the garden, photo taken June 1st from the gazebo

gazebo roof (Allan's photo)

gazebo roof (Allan’s photo)

south side sunroom

south side sunroom

south side of the house

south side of the house

It boggles my mind that this was a Sears and Roebuck house!  I believe that my Grandma’s house was also a Sears Craftsman style house.  I did not know that those plans or kits came as grand as this one.

south side garden at front of house

gardens on south side at front of house

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June 1st

We left the way we came in, by the gate on the north side of the house.  As we left, I saw a woman carrying THIS out of the house…a gift from Ginger for having helped out on tour day.

Allan's photo

Allan’s photo

Scadoxus!

Scadoxus!

I may have been scary in my covetousness and plant envy.  I had first seen this flower that looks so much like a red allium at a garden on the recent Hardy Plant tour in Portland, and put it on my list of must have plants.  It is not a common plant, so how in the heck did it end up here??  I was told it had been in the plant sale next door at Marla’s garden, the plants of her orchid expert brother-in-law, Greig Warner.  I scurried back over there, but there were no more.  I was told that he could get one for me, once he moves here.

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north garden (looking south)

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north garden

by the walkway to the north gate, June 1st

by the walkway to the north gate, June 1st

Allan's photo, tour day

Allan’s photo, tour day

near the north gate

near the north gate

on the right, the garage

on the right, the garage

June 1st, when the callas were in bloom

June 1st, when the callas were in bloom

June 1st

June 1st

by the north gate

by the north gate as we leave on tour day

Because the last stop on the tour is a “not a garden”, I’m making it a bonus post tonight, as I am anxious to get on to a spontaneous day of garden touring that took place the next day in Astoria.

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Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Ilwaco

Ilwaco post office garden, on our way to work.

Ilwaco post office garden, on our way to work.

Our volunteer garden at the post office is still a bit gappy in the front where it got fallen upon.  Plus I want to pull that red poppy in the front corner, as it looks rather sad and tippy, but someone said she wants to collect seeds…

The leaning tower of lily is blooming.

The leaning tower of lily is blooming.

Allan's photo

Allan’s photo

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post office cosmos

post office cosmos

It's all quite satisfactory except for the languishing sweet peas along the fence.

It’s all quite satisfactory except for the languishing sweet peas along the fence.

We saw this pedestrian on the way to put a cheque in the bank.

We saw this pedestrian on the way to put a cheque in the bank.

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Golden Sands Assisted Living

Our garden in the courtyard at Golden Sands is showing more flower colour every week.

Golden Sands: in the courtyard, four quadrants of flowers

Golden Sands: in the courtyard, four quadrants of flowers with an oval concrete path

NW quadrant

NW quadrant

NE quadrant

NE quadrant

My mom did not like white flowers, so I did not have those daisies outside her window when she lived there.

SE quadrant

SE quadrant

SW quadrant

SW quadrant

orange lilies and Eryngium 'Jade Frost'

orange lilies and Eryngium ‘Jade Frost’

Nicotiana langsdorfii (left)

Nicotiana langsdorfii (left), pink Agastache (lower center)

finally a really good clump of dahlias

finally a really good clump of dahlias

and another dahlia

and another dahlia

This is the first year that we seem to have the snails knocked back enough, with weekly applications of Sluggo, to successfully grow some dahlias at Golden Sands.

pink annual bachelor button

pink annual bachelor button

"black" bachelor buttons

“black” bachelor buttons

daisies and sanguisorba

daisies and sanguisorba

white astilbe

white astilbe

pink astilbe

pink astilbe

The Geranium 'Rozanne' river is paltry compared to mine...but at least it is flowering this year, thanks to the sprinklers working.

The Geranium ‘Rozanne’ river is paltry compared to mine…but at least it is flowering this year, thanks to the sprinklers working.

One task we do here is to use the hose to water the hydrangeas (outside of the sprinkler range) and fill the three birdbaths.

One task we do here is to use the hose to water the hydrangeas (outside of the sprinkler range) and fill the three birdbaths.

Klipsan Beach Cottages

our KBC gardens

our KBC gardens: the pond garden is the green circle at the V of two gravel roads

the pond garden at KBC, our favourite job

the pond garden at KBC, our favourite job

refreshing pond, beloved of birds

refreshing pond, beloved of birds

across the driveway from the pond

across the driveway from the pond

clam cleaning shed and picnic area

clam cleaning shed and picnic area, with cottages on the ridge

hydrangea in the woodland swale

hydrangea in the woodland swale

Mary's philadelphus was in bloom.

Mary’s philadelphus was in bloom.

Mary was thrilled at the fragrance.

Mary was thrilled at the fragrance.

more hydrangeas

more hydrangeas

inside the fenced garden

inside the fenced garden

agapanthus

agapanthus

dierama

dierama

clematis

clematis

rose

rose

bench

bench

My big idea: This fall, take out the Helianthus ‘Lemon Queen’ behind that bench so we can move the bench back, so the Tetrapanax ‘Steroidal Giant’ will hang over one side of it, and there will be a better view of the ‘Polka’ rose that has gotten lost back in there, and there will be room for a table.

outside the deer fence

outside the deer fence

the lawn bed

the lawn bed

We skipped Marilyn’s this week, as it is way up north and her daughter Nancy is doing a great job keeping it watered.  We drove south again, past Andersen’s RV Park, still not knowing for sure that it had sold for sure, to The Anchorage.

Anchorage Cottages

Innkeeper's assistant, Mitzu

Innkeeper’s assistant, Mitzu

sweet peas in the office courtyard

sweet peas in the office courtyard

sweet peas

sweet peas

the office

the office

annual lobelia matching the sign.  (I'll claim it was planned that way.)

annual lobelia matching the sign. (I’ll claim it was planned that way.)

trilllum seeds ripening; sent this photo to Todd to remind him to collect them, and he had already been.

trilllum seeds ripening; sent this photo to Todd a week later to remind him to collect them, and he had already been.

On the way home, we stopped to get another garden tour poster from Garden Tour Nancy.

Nancy’s garden

Nancy’s beloved flock of chickens have scratched up her perennial flower border.  She has a fencing plan for that next year.  Meanwhile, the soil has been well aerated and the weeds chicken-controlled.

Nancy's chickens scritchy scratching around the garlic beds

Nancy’s chickens scritchy scratching around the garlic beds

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The fenced veg patch is chicken-proof...

The fenced veg patch is chicken-proof…

Nancy's purple flowered and podded edible pea.

Nancy’s purple flowered and podded edible pea.

(She gave me some seeds of that pea, and I am growing it, although not as well, but I have forgotten the name.)

The hens WANT to get into the veg garden.

The hens WANT to get into the veg garden.

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They are friendly and interested in having their photos taken.

They are friendly and interested in having their photos taken.

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Nancy showed me the plants she had gotten at Dancing Oaks, including this rhododendron....

Nancy showed me the plants she had gotten at Dancing Oaks, including this rhododendron….

and this sarracenia, which made me mad with envy.

and this sarracenia, which made me mad with envy.

On the way home, we photographed this classic yellow on yellow garden in Long Beach.

yellow glads

yellow glads

Ilwaco again

I watered by Salt Hotel and the two gardens west of there and gave Salt owner Laila a garden tour poster for their window.  Allan filled buckets for the east end garden, the one no hose can reach.

Allan's photo: filling buckets at the community building. (The boatyard water was turned off.)

Allan’s photo: filling buckets at the community building. (The boatyard water was turned off.)

in the easternmost bed on Howerton Avenue (Allan's photo while bucket watering)

in the easternmost bed on Howerton Avenue (Allan’s photo while bucket watering)

Then, home.

Melianthis major in the front garden (with lilies)

Melianthis major in the front garden (with lilies)

elephant garlic

elephant garlic (and more lilies)

in the back garden: passion flower (Allan's photo)

in the back garden: passion flower (Allan’s photo)

I found a gift bag hanging on our door...

I found a gift bag hanging on our door…

a present from our friend Queen La De Da (Jenna) who had just returned from a visit to her home town.

a present from our friend Queen La De Da (Jenna) who had just returned from a visit to her home town.

It pleases me to have “Texas pecan” flavoured coffee (even though I think Texan right wing politics are nuts!) because one of my favourite cozy mystery series, by Susan Wittig Albert, is set in the fictional Texas town of Pecan Springs.  Thanks, Jenna!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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