May 31, 2016   Well today marks my last day of program director of the Bridgewater Garden Club. I am a bit sad but plan on focusing on my photography more. I joined an amateur photography group and am looking to increase my skills for my Blog. Most photos you see here are mine. […]

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  May 30. 2018 When I think of Memorial Day I think of the geranium. Its bright red flower  stands  tall like our american flag today! Being a Mom of two Marine Veterans I beam with pride like the flower! And my 3rd son remained on the homefront with his Mom…..Which I remember on Memorial […]

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May 29, 2016 So today is hotter then ever out there!Why not create a bonnet adorned with flowers! The very first Garden Party meeting I attended years ago all the women came wearing a hat decorated in flowers. It was a hot day like today and we were in the back yard of one of […]

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May 22, 2016 Have you ever been walking down a wooded path and noticed a ground cover of pretty blue flowers covering the edge….this is periwinkle. I once grew it under my hedge along the front of my old home. It made the hedge pop with color! The wildflower is on the plant called vinca […]

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May 19, 2016 If  I had to recommend a long lasting flower to someone…it would be the alstroemeria. Weeks they last! They outlast any other cut flowers. They hold there color until they become transluscant. They are the member of the lily family. I peel back the green leaves before putting them in water. You […]

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May 17, 2016     The most popular perennial in the U.S. is the hosta. So easy to grow and they spread bigger and bigger. Varigated is my favorite-they have 2 toned leaves as shown here. Hostas are shade tolerant and not shade loving as you may think.  The irony about hostas is that they […]

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May 13, 2016 Here’s my favorite line I tell everyone- “I was born and raised on a strawberry farm”…..ok……I will admit it-I love strawberries! But wouldn’t it be cool for me to be able to say- “I was born and raised on a Pansy Farm? “( Can’t have everything. ) Back then flowers were not […]

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    May 8, 2016    What is my Mothers Day flower? It would have to be the most outrageously beautiful blooming perennial of all time….the peony. Its a perennial that may live longer than you do—some have been known to thrive for 100 years. I know the bush at my mothers has been going […]

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My sister Donna was born on this 5th day of May. So my whole life thats what this day meant to me. But as I got older and developed a hunger for mexican food…..its cinco de mayo too. My husband took me to mexico a few years back…because I love the food from there.  I […]

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  May 2, 2016 Honeysuckle gets its name because of the edible sweet nectar in it can be sucked from the flowers. I wish I had a scratch and sniff here because the fragrance is undescribable. These bushes were located around my mothers huge strawberry patch. While picking strawberries you could see the tiny hummingbirds […]

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