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SITY: First Violet of 2015

In my yard, the violet season of 2015 began on April 22nd, when the first bud opened.

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September Violet

Look what Marshall found for me today!

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SITY: Beautiful Downy Violets

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SITY: First of Many

Behold the first violet of 2014!

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SITY: It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

In honor of this weekend’s very rainy weather, I offer you some photos from a wet day earlier this month.

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SITY: Comparisons

I like to post pictures of my violets every year, and some of my favorites are the tiny ones. They expanded their range this year, which put them into contact with the full-size varieties. And that, of course, offered opportunities … Continue reading

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SITY: This Means War

This plant, whatever it is, spreads fast. It’s not terribly ugly. I actually like its purplish foliage and bright blue flowers. But it’s taking over my violets’ turf. That’s not acceptable. And it spreads by runner, making it even more … Continue reading

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SITY: Hairy Violets

I never knew, until I moved into this house with its overgrown lawn, that there were different types of violets. I had encountered the common blues and whites before in countless places. I thought that they accounted for all of … Continue reading

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Favorite Thing: Violet Vase

I love the flowers of spring. Violets are among my favorites. And when I first saw the springtime sea of violets surrounding our new house, I wanted to bring their beauty inside, but I had no vases small enough. I … Continue reading

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SITY: First Violet

Living in a wooded area, we are fortunate to have a spot on our property that gets a lot of sun at this time of year. It’s where we planted all the daffodils. I noticed yesterday that a few violets … Continue reading

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