June 12, 2016   Last night I attended my nieces dance recital. The ballet music is so soothing. ..almost like a slice of heaven! That  is the way I describe the flower called stock. Especially the fluffy branch of white popcorn like flowers scrunched together. Take a wiff of the flower and you will picture […]

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June 9, 2016 We went out into the early hours in the Rutgers garden…to shoot nature. I never knew that the morning sun cast so many new shadows on nature. I learned so much from my fellow photog 🙂 Sue. Take this tree. Its shimmering from the morning sun. It stands alone in solitude  Simply […]

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June 6, 2016   Guess what….I took photos today. Make sure you go to my photos later 🙂

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June 5. 2016 So why not recycle the old purses you hang onto as a container garden on your deck or porch? I have a lavender purse that I fill with lavender once in season. The purse holds so many memories…how about holding flowers now 🙂 You can actually just slip a potted plant right […]

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June 3, 2016 OK….most mens field of dreams is a baseball diamond in the middle of a corn field. Mine would be a field of daisies….daisies for acres. Acres of daisies. Wouldn’t it be wonderful like in the movie “If we build it they will come.” Although instead of former baseball players that had passed […]

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  This is how it all began….creativity in the sand box The Basic Hypertufa Recipe The basic Hypertufa recipe comprises of the following – There are 1.5 parts of perlite, 1.5 parts of peat and 1 part of Portland cement. This mixture can be worked upon when it is sufficiently damp. This can prove to […]

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June 2, 2016 While you are reading my blog you can enjoy listening to the Goo Goo Dolls singing Iris 🙂 The iris is turning brown in the flower garden, cut them back…they are bulb plants and will look pretty next year. I love the mini ones. They look great in a hypertufa. A hypertufa […]

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  June 1, 2016 The gladiolus is a flower that reminds me of funerals. I am sorry…it does. The flower represents “rememberence” so it is appropriate. I remember seeing them at every funeral I have ever attended. Even the fragrance reminds me of a funeral home. Gladiolus represented the Roman Gladiators back in the day…hence […]

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