August 18, 2016 I saw this idea while shopping one day…how cute! Simply fasten a ball mason jar to a piece of weathered plywood. Add my happy flower 🙂 and some water. Hang on your country red kichen wall like so. It has a southern flare to it. A simple project for your husband to […]

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August 17, 2016 The aspidistra leave is a large leave. You can do so many things with them in floral design. First thing you want to do to this leaf is to to strip the backsides stem. Strip it to make it more flexible and pliable. This way you can wrap it inside a vase […]

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August 16, 2016 As all my younger friends from work head off to college….your happy flower advice is…… buy a nice little vase and fill it weekly in your dorm. It will remind you that I am thinking of you so far away! Also it will add class to your room and cheer you when […]

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August 15, 2016   This is the time of summer you will do best having bromeliads outside to decorate with. They are a tropical flower and bright in colors. You can plant them in a container if you you need to. Splashes of color everywhere…I love it. Important to know is when you water this […]

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August 13, 2016 Today my number one “blog groupie”….otherwise known as my sister Donna came to visit my new home. I gave her a plant leaving her to wait until my big reveal of its name. It is the houseplant kalanchoe. It has millions of buds to open over time and wax-like green leaves. When […]

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August 9, 2016 This morning I woke up at 6 AM to go and photograph some sunflowers facing the morning sun. As I trapesed out into the soaking wet stalks of tall flowers I couldn’t help remembering when I was first married years ago going out to pick sweetcorn on the Johnson Farm. It was […]

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August 8, 2016 I thought with the Summer Olympics going on right now…. and my having the most beautiful and sweetest daughter-in-law in the world who is from Brazil….I would talk about a popular Rio flower. Poppy-Papaver Rhoeathere are several very common names for this poppy, however, this species is common in Brazil. Poppies are […]

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August 5, 2016 Ok… When I suggest the name “money tree.”….this is what comes to mind. Most customers ask the usual corny question-Does it grow money? lol Sad but NOT! Money tree plant care is easy. Just put it where it’ll get some indirect sunlight. Water thoroughly and allow the soil to dry out a […]

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August 4, 2016 Now this is a happy flower! Did you ever notice in a peanuts movie when charlie brown and friends dance to the music they are dancing on there toes looking up. These Cosmos remind me of that! The flower head is a basic plain ole flower. The stems are extremely grassy and […]

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August 3, 2016 Queen Anne’s lace got its name from a legend that tells of Queen Anne of England pricking her finger and a drop of blood landed on white lace she was sewing. I love its lacy flower and they look great in a bridal bouquet. Its a flower that can  be grown in […]

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