November 30, 2016 Last night my husband and I attended a coloring meet up group at our Hillsborough Library. Adult coloring books started coming into style last year. We hopped on the craze right away and now I am happy to say…..I can color flowers during winter to relax and enjoy thinking about the flowers […]

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                                     November 28, 2016 Did you notice that the people around you are starting to get in the Christmas spirit? Smiling when you pass by them and saying have a “happy holiday.” If only we could all feel this spirit all year round. We moved into our townhouse 3 months ago not knowing our surrounding […]

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November 27, 2016 A topiary is the practice of training live plants by clipping the leaves to shape it. I love the look at Christmas time when two topiaries are placed outside the front door to make a dramatic effect. Even when they are trimmed the shape of lil christmas trees! Tis the season to […]

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November 22, 2016 No I did not win a turkey dinner…but I did win this centerpiece to share this holiday! At my Bridgewater Garden Club meeting this morning we had a teacher showing us how to make all kinds of thanksgiving centerpieces. At the end of the meeting they drew my name from a hat. […]

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November 21, 2016 Right off the bat I have to say- I did not make this cornucopia. But it was made by my co-worker in a design class and I just love it! Something different using succulants for a very natural looking design. The color tones scream autumn! Again…wonderful idea to use….3 days left to […]

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      November 20, 2016 As we approach Thanksgiving we focus on what we are thankful for. Every year my birthday falls right before thanksgiving. I am in birthday mode today …..but extremely thankful this year. This is the picture of the beautiful pressed flower necklace that my absolutely wonderful husband gave me for […]

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November 17, 2016 Lollipop…Lollipop….Lo lol lo…Lollipop…POP!  Ok….I had to sing that song today, The flower obviously resembles a lollipop. Iy is a member of the crysathamum family. I am partial to the lime green color but they also come in yellow brown, or purple.

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November 15, 2016 This is specific Lily is called the Sumantra Lily. It is rich in a burgandy color with ruffled edges and has the fragrance of an Oriental Lily. I believe it is the reason my eyes are itching this morning !…lol Two things to be careful of are the orange centers of the […]

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November 14, 2016 Its the time of the year to talk about evergreens. We have to wait awhile until we see beautiful flowers once again. Holly is a symbol of goodwill and a much-loved traditional Christmas decoration. The name Holly is often given to girls born in winter. I like its red berries on the […]

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                   November 13, 2016 Aloe Vera has variegated leaves that flow out from its center. It flowers the above red flower. Aloe can be kept in a pot in the kitchen near a window for every day use. The juice from its leaves will relieve pain from scrapes and burns. It will decorate a kitchen shelf […]

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