Tag Archives: violets

SITY: Violet Sea

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Piles of Flowers

I have such sweet children. They both picked bouquets of dandelions and tiny violets for me on the way to the bus stop this morning. It’s early in the season, so most of the flowers are too short-stemmed to fit … Continue reading

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First Violets of 2018

Livia’s eyes are better than mine. She spotted two violets in the yard today. I’m not sure which of the two flowers ought to be officially designated First Violet of 2018. One of them clearly had something to say, so … Continue reading

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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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