April 27, 2017 The Dogwood Tree outside our townhouse is looking just lovely! Its almost like a white dogwood that is blushing when I look at it…hee hee. The beauty that surrounds us during the springtime is just amazing! When the wind blows the little pink and white blossoms on our rfees come falling to […]

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April 26, 2017 I got a variagated african violet from a fellow gardener at garden club a few years ago. She announced she is moving away to us recently. My automatic reaction was….when I look at that utmost beautiful plant I have I will think of her friendship. Secondly I said…..please tell me how to […]

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April 25, 2017 I was driving down a country road today and spotted a country stand selling daffodils. They were all unique types and colors. I couldn’t decide which to buy. I looked up online the name of these (everyday is a learning experience) haha¬† It is Narcissus “Verger”. So small and delicate. They are […]

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April 24, 2017 Yesterday I saw a whole field of Grape Hyacinths. The purple was intense! Loving it! The shape of the flowers remind me of church steeples. They grow in the month of April and are quite¬† small compared to the traditional hyacinth. The have a light fragrance. In my old country home the […]

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April 23, 2017 Yesterday during the Earth Day celebration at work I couldn’t help remembering something from my grammar school days. We were selling little spruce tree seedlings for the occasion. Back when I was in school on Earth Day or Arbor Day the school handed out a little spruce tree in a plastic bag […]

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April 22, 2017 Happy Earth Day everyone of my readers ! I remember when my son Tommy was little in about 6th grade the teacher taught the kids to sign language this song for a lttle concert they did. I bawd my eyes out. It reminded me what a wonderful Earth we have!

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April 21, 2017 Time to mow the grass again….not! As I look around on my drive to visit my Mom I notice how tall the grass is getting. Homeowners take pride in having an immaculate lawn. When we lived in our home the past 10 years we would try to get out and be the […]

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April 19, 2017 If you have bought a Scottish heather plant you are in for a treat. In Scottland the flower is used as a hillside ground cover. What a beautiful site! Here on the East coast of the United States we will see in bloom in July. It looks wonderful in partial sun in […]

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April 18, 2017 This is an arrangement I put together last night. It is a traditional arrangement with all the standards of design. It is whispy because I added some of the stems of flowers that never bloomed. These add an airy “spring” breeze to it! The flowers used in this piece are as follows- […]

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April 16, 2017 Happy Easter! Now that my children are all grown up -I spend this holiday missing those times. Loved coloring Easter Eggs…hiding eggs… white chocolate bunnies….. One year I hid Easter eggs in the house for my boys because it was raining outside. A few weeks later we noticed a smell in the […]

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