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I am artist of texture and color. I enjoy working with textiles, mixed media and the graphic arts. I am an avid cottage gardener with a love for pass along plants and big fluffy pink peonies and pink roses. Many of my tangible creations reflect my love of the garden and all its wonderful colors. I am not one who will settle for neutral colors as they bore me. I have been selling my creations online since 2002 beginning as a hobby and 10 years later my art is my full time passion.
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06 October 2008

some new garden pics



Many of you who have known me for a while, have discovered my other passion--cottage gardening. My cottage garden has suffered this year, because (as I joke now--but it wasn't funny when it happened) Dr. Death paid a visit in early spring. He hates me to tell the story, but my other half (DH Jim) thought he would help out and spray weed preventer in my cottage garden. Nothing else to say other than it has taken all season to get things back to normal, and he stays at least 6 feet from the edge of my gardens.



But now, on the eve of the rainy season, the cottage garden is glorious and even this young first year clematis perked a few blooms. When I took these pics, it had just finished a rain shower, so everything was so beautiful and colorful!

9 comments:

Sherry said...

Oh Debbi, what a delightful garden!!! And as a message to Dr. D. -- "step AWAY from the garden.." lol!! :) Glad all was not lost!!

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Deb said...

Beautiful Garden, Debbi! I love gardening too, but this year has not been good for my family, so mine suffered a bit too. But, there's always next year!

Lola Enchanted said...

Hello~ Oh I just love your garden!

Grandma G said...

Debbi.....Your garden is absolutely charming and very inspiring to someone with a "brown thumb"!!

Thanks for the visit!
Georgia
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http://www.grandmagscottage.com

littlethings1 said...

Thank you for checking out my blog ! Your garden is just fabulous !! ( envy ) some day I hope I can have time to have one again ! That is a lot of time & work you have done in your garden !!

Dawnie said...

your garden is beautiful! each year I get more involved in mine and i have big plans for next spring. i really like fountains,,cant get enough of them--i'm up to 6 now!

Lynn said...

Your garden is lucious! I wish I could get the "hang" of it. I love the idea but I just can't seem to get things going to grow. Oh, and I've met that Dr. D before myself. Me no likey.

Lynn said...

Your garden is absolutely beautiful Debbi, and I can see how you really care for it. Why do men like to spray things or throw down fertilizer but do non of the tending? Well mine is like that anyway LOL. So happy to see you got it back to the way it should be :)

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