Second Spring in September – Jacki Kellum Garden Journal

September 15, 2021 – Wednesday Albert Camus said: “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” In several ways, I do agree with Camus that the leaf-turning time of year is another spring-like celebration of color, but

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Growing My Way Back Home – September 1, 2001 – Jacki Kellum Garden Journal Entry

I began my day this morning the same way that I have begun it for the past few weeks. This morning, as soon as I walked out the back door, I almost sprinted to my rose arbor that my Super

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Watch the Painted Parade! – August 30, 2001 – Jacki Kellum Garden Journal

August 30, 2001, Monday – Watch the Painted Parade! It rained last night, and although the sun has begun to peek from behind the clouds now, there is still a heavy wetness about my entire garden today. Several of my

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Church In My Garden – August 29, 2021 – Jacki Kellum Garden Journal

August 29 Sunday – Church In My Garden Today The grasses are arching above the places where the perennials had bloomed only weeks ago. The Purple Fountain grass is darker than most of my garden now, which is still a

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Jacki Kellum Paintings Inspired by Her Garden

This is the third time that I have launched a Cottage Garden Living website. I began garden blogging at least 10 years ago, but for one reason or another, I would repeatedly suspend that effort. Yet, I have consistently been

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