January 30, 2017 The Bleeding Heart could also be known as a Fusha. The flower hangs from a a plant in bright vibrant colors with a shape similiar to hearts. I thought this plant is appropiate with Valentines Day right around the corner. It is just beautiful planted in a shaded area …such as a […]

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January 29, 2017 I know what your thinking….a cornstalk is not a happy flower. If I find one in the the next month I will be very happy! I am entering the NJ State Flower Show the last week of February. I am entering the Still Life Design category (which I have now been told […]

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January 27, 2017 So what holiday is January 27th? I don’t know of any. Its just any other day in the life of Patti.Most people celebrate that its Friday and the work week is done….maybe it is date night. Well anyone that works in retail knows it is not the end of the work week […]

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January 25, 2017 So I had a lecture today on hummingbirds at my Garden Club meeting. It seems the butterfly bush  not only attracts our favorite butterflies….but hummingbirds also. I think the bush is just so attractive with its purple plumes. I planted this bush at our last home and it did not make it […]

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January 24, 2017 If you are hoping to add a bright, papery , sweet, little blue flower to your garden….the bachelor button is it! I know this flower as another name- cornflower. You will find them in a summer farmstand bunch of flowers. They perk it up with the bright color. They can be seen […]

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January 23, 2017 The Sweet Alyssum is a fragrant annual plant. The smell is heavenly sweet and a welcome treat to your flower garden. The plant can be grown from seeds. What I like about this plant is that it can be used as a ground cover because it spreads nicely. It almost gives the […]

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January 18, 2017 I woke up to find my amaryllis plant has bloomed yet again….a whopping 16 blooms off of one plant! I hope you all aren’t tired of my going on and on about it, but I feel like I might have a green thumb or maybe a light green thumb….lol.

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January 17, 2017 I just took down my Christmas wreath for the year-next holiday is Valentines Day! Here is a little idea using the ilex berries which are blooming everywhere now. Simply take a base wreath made of twisted twigs you can find in any craft store for dirt cheap. Insert some red hot ilex […]

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January 16, 2017 The Lady Slipper is a type of orchid. Customers love this orchid and often ask for it. The Lady Slipper are native across much of North America They can be found in woodland areas that are quite warm. They grow only one single stalk and have only 2 leaves. This unique flower […]

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January 15, 2017 Running around barefoot in the clover is a fond memory of childhood. Of course finding a four leaf one was always happening but stepping on a honeybee was always a hazard. Boy did that sting! (no pun intended…lol) I was raised a country girl though. I was tough running across stones without […]

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