May 12, 2017 I was checking out Moms flower gardens yesterday eagerly awaiting her peonies. They are my favorite flower and bloom around mothers day. No peonies yet but I found a patch of bearded irises there though. The flowers planted there are at least 50 years old and still thriving. The house is falling […]

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May 10, 2017 The Chinese lantern can be grow easily in the Spring in your flower garden. They are a member of the tomatillo family. I like to dry them and use them in a dry flower arrangement. They are bright orange in color. Chinese Lanterns can be used in an arrangement that will last […]

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May 8, 2017 I know when you hear the word “columbine” you often think of the dreadful¬† shootings of teenagers at high school. But this is a happy flower! (When planted you can plant them in memory of those vital lives lost.) I love this perenial flower because the leaves of the plant are so […]

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May 7, 2017 So this is the weekend before Mothers Day! You would think it would be the calm before the storm in the flower industry but not true. It is prom weekend and today is Holy Communion for thousands of 8 yr olds! And now adays the 8 yr olds carry a nosegay that […]

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May 3, 2017 The hike with my girlfriend was so refreshing! The air cleared my mind…at least for an hour. haha We went to a beautiful spot with the foundation of a stone structure that housed a lilac garden with interesting sculptures. I took many photos to share and took a breath of fresh lilac […]

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May 2, 2017 This is the basket I received on my front doorstep for Mayday with my Garden Club secret friends. It has a little of everything in it-a tomato plant…a succulant…some flowers I need to look up in my flower handbook. lol Its just so cheerful and bright…I couldn’t be happier. This morning I […]

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May 1, 2017 13 is my lucky number. It all stated with my sons number on his Little League uniform until today. For many many reasons. But today is my 13th wedding anniversary. On Mayday every year my Garden Club does a secret friend gift exchange of a basket of flowers. Its a fun traditional […]

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