Without Bugs, There are No Gardens
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If you want to make your garden “buzz” with bees and bugs, consider wildlife gardening.
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Flower of the Day: Red Geranium
October 17, 2015 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Red Geranium
Flower of the Day: Red Geranium

Windowsills in Europe are wide enough not only for cats, but for beautiful flowers in decorative pots.
The red geranium was framed by blue and white gingham curtains in a 19th century home in the open …

Flower of the Day: Gerbera Daisy
October 3, 2015 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Gerbera Daisy
Flower of the Day: Gerbera Daisy

Sometimes less is more — and this single bloom is a good example.
Note the vase: the narrow, horizontal, clear glass tube provides water for just one perfect flower on the dinner table aboard Holland-America’s Eurodam …

Flower of the Day: Hydrangea
September 26, 2015 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Hydrangea
Flower of the Day: Hydrangea

A blossom tries to make its escape from a garden surrounded by a white picket fence in Kristiansand, Norway.
The pink hydrangea was photographed last August.
(Photo ©2015 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Purple Climbers
September 19, 2015 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Purple Climbers
Flower of the Day: Purple Climbers

Deep purple blossoms climb a trellis outside a house in the Old Town section of Stavanger, Norway.
These beauties were photographed in late August 2015.
(Photo ©2015 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Petunias
September 12, 2015 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Petunias
Flower of the Day: Petunias

Hot pink petunias are resplendent in the September sun in Flåm, Norway.
(Photo ©2015 by Susan McKee)

Flower(s) of the Day: Aboard Holland-America
September 5, 2015 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Aboard Holland-America
Flower(s) of the Day: Aboard Holland-America

A festive bouquet of flowers awaited in my stateroom aboard Holland-America’s Eurodam last week.
For an August cruise starting and ending in Copenhagen and making stops in Norway and Sweden, the sunny orange gerbera daisies were …

Flower of the Day: Hydrangea
October 15, 2011 – 12:04 pm | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Hydrangea
Flower of the Day: Hydrangea

These colorful hydrangeas were spotted on a sunny June afternoon in Oslo, Norway, by our intrepid photographer.
No, they’re not native to that part of the world. Wikipedia says that hydrangea is a genus of about …