October 10, 2016 Its pumpkin picking time! Take your children and get some crisp fresh air and pick a pumpkin. I am the “pumpkin lady” after all.  When my boys were young we grew pumpkins accidently . The spot where we piled our old pumpkins from the year before…by the ditch near the woods….The seeds […]

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October 9, 2010 Last night my husband , step son, and I took a family trip to Great Adventure Frightfest. Every year it is a fun time with the nightly events there. They have a musical with dancers that I enjoy….rides for my stepson….costumed people that my hubby enjoys. I saw an idea there for […]

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October 8, 2016 This is a photo I took of a tree peony bush. The Japanese flower grows slowly on a woody shrub. A mature tree peony can have over fifty, 8-10’’ flowers and will bloom for about two weeks. Tree peonies are deer resistant and fairly drought tolerant once established.  (Rarely I find a […]

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October 7, 2016 A couple of years ago we went to visit the Longwood Gardens with my Aunt and Uncle in-law. I had heard all kinds of stories about these gardens from my Mother and friends at work. It was definitely one of my favorite spots! The above picture was taken of My Uncle and […]

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October 6, 2016 With Autumn upon us now…I thought I would show a topiary that was made of dried pieces. A standard 6 inch clay pot is your base. Stuff it with foam to poke your dried decorations in.  In this you can add acorns…dried leaves…and pine cones let your imagination go. Cover the foam […]

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October 5, 2016 The carnation is one of my least favorite flowers….but many will disagree with me. They are cheaper flowers and will outlive most. They are often used in corsages and boutineeres. Pink carnations signify a mother’s love, red is for admiration and white for good luck.  They are very easy to work with […]

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October 3, 2016 I saw this idea at a friends house. These are Boston Fern that are hooked on a shade umbrella over top an outdoor table. It adds alot of greenery to your eating area. Just beautiful looking and perfect spot for this Boston fern care is to make sure that it is in […]

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October 2, 2016 What a wonderful idea from a fellow garden club member! She bought this for a candle chandeleer and replaced the candles with zinnias from her garden. What a great way to display your prized flowers you grew in your own soil! Plus they will now be at eye level for visitors to […]

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October 1, 2016 I know alot of women who like the smell of chocolate. Well I have found an orchid that not only smells like heavenly chocolate but it is easy on the eyes too. Sharry Baby in a chocolate oncidium orchid that has dozens of tiny blossoms. Although the petals appear to be delicate, […]

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