Finally, rain to water in the vegetable garden and wash away the pollen!

Finally, after a week of warm weather and an onslaught of pine and oak pollen we are receiving rain!

Pollen has covered everything and has played havoc with my allergies. Sinus headache, an upset stomach, and a hay-fever attack have all visited me during the past week .

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So much is growing and blooming I don’t know where to begin!

Ferns:

Ghost Fern ( Athyrium ‘Ghost’)

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Kerria climbing up into the Southern Magnolia.

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Kwanzan Cherry

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And the vegetable garden!

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I also had the chance last week to visit Sarah P Duke Gardens at Duke University in Durham :

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and The North Carolina Botanical Gardens in Chapel Hill:

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And the annual Spring open garden on a The North Carolina Executive Mansion’s grounds (the governor’s mansion) :

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Thank goodness it has begun to rain which will clear the air of pine and oak pollen, water in the vegetable garden, and ease my allergies!

Xxx

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19 responses to “Finally, rain to water in the vegetable garden and wash away the pollen!

  1. Your veggie garden look great. Glad the pollen is going away.

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  2. Good deal! It’s so nice to get a down pour to help the allergies, I know…I suffer too!

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  3. Your garden is looking great & that visit, a lovely day-out too! Thanks for sharing, my friend. X

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  4. Oh Arthur! What a week you have had! I hope you feel better soon. The photos are great though. I loved the fern- the one that looks as though it has been painted. Loved the cherry tree and really loved the photo with the red bridge.-Karen

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  5. Nice range of gardens! Your symptoms sound really bad 😦

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  6. Oh, that’s the one thing about North Carolina I don’t miss…all the pollen! Everywhere!

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  7. We haven’t seen much pollen here yet but it’s sure to happen. It looks like the Governor will be well fed!

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  8. Your garden looks wonderful!!! We had snow today, but when it warms up I need to peek in the back to see if anything is popping up yet 🙂

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  9. Your veggie garden’s looking good! Before you know it the beds will be filled to capacity with all kinds of goodness. Gov’s garden looks quite large and well stocked. Nice pics all around.

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