March 31, 2017 I don”t mean to be morbid  on my happy flower site but I will be talking about the  Peace Lily. If you are looking for an appropiate sympathy gift for someone who lost a loved one- bring them this plant.  This plant’s family is Spathiphyllum, which is a Latin word that means […]

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March 28, 2017 The Garden Club had a wonderful guest speaker today”Marie” from a farm called “Hidden Springs Lavender” She lives in Skillman NJ on her families farm. Listening to her talk I could hear her passion of Lavender in her voice. She gave up a corporate job to pursue her passion. She must have […]

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March 27, 2017 Viola….no I am not talking about the classical instrument! I am talking about the flower of course-its a cross between the violet and pansy. They are half the size of the pansy face. The colors are so hard to choose your favorite. I couldn’t decide between the purple, yellow and orange yesterday. […]

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March 24, 2017 At the flower shop yesterday we got some Double Daffodils in. They are spectacular with a bit of orange color in each against the typical yellow petals. Flowers looks more like a peony than a typical daffodil. An example is – ‘Cheerfulness’ (white with yellow and orange flecks), like pictured. How can […]

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March 22, 2017 The cold air is back again! We are experiencing a cold blast yet again this morning….both outside and inside…..but it is springtime on the calender, I am going to hang onto that! After a scary trip to the hospital my husband is home resting for a couple of weeks. Blessed that his […]

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March 21, 2017 I have been fascinated with the Magnolia flower lately after reading a book about Chip and Joanna Gaines. They are a couple on HGTV who I watch daily. They own a company called Magnolia in Texas. Joanna started the company naming it after the bud she saw on a Magnolia Tree. The […]

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March 20, 2017 Yeah! It’s officially Spring this morning! I have been dreaming of this day for so long now.  Break out the pastel colored decorations……paint the eggs….sing a happy tune. I saw two things out my back window this morning- the buds are popping out on the ends of the tree branches and a […]

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March 19, 2017 Tomorrow is my favorite day of the year. No its not my birthday…anniversary….christmas…..its the first day of Spring!  When my boys were little it meant a free icee at Ritas….but to me its always meant different. The first day of spring brings new beginnings in your life and a breathe of fresh […]

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March 17, 2017 First of all….Happy St. Pattys Day to all the Irish readers out there! I don’t have any Irish in me but have the happy name Patti. Today I am talking about the Hyacinth which is not green…lol The fragrance is very strong on this flower and I just found out the flower […]

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March 15, 2017 This is the common orchid you will see in a grocery store.This particular one caught my eye because it had a cute face on it I feel that these orchids have such personality in there shapes and colors. They are tropical flowers that can be watered once a week and do well […]

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