July 31, 2017 My husband found this plate that belonged to my Mom while cleaning out her house to sell. How true it is! My Mom had written to be read at her funeral that- working out in the garden she felt closer to God and was able to talk to him. I look at […]

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July 27, 2017 I took a picture of this awesome looking flower at my friend Cheryl’s house. I never new that this tiger lily will curl up after being open for awhile. We all learn something new every day! The tiger lily’s petals will bend back very far during the flowering cycle, curling up against […]

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July 26, 2017 Yesterday I attended a floral design class on how to make little miniature arrangements in a teacup. I thought the teacher had an adorable idea of laying the teacup on its side on the saucer adding a cascading effect. Making the flowers spill out of the teacup. The cup had to e […]

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July 25, 2017 Every once in awhile my hubby surprises me with flowers. Today is one of those days! He bought me these dyed daisies. Of course the daisy is my “happyflower”….but ad a splash of color and wah-la……added beauty! Each petal gets sprayed a different color like orange, pink, and green. The color was […]

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July 24, 2917 My most favorite thing about this summer is going in the pool in our community here. I   even bought a floating chair to relax in. My husband always is saying to me “relax”  I have always had trouble to do just that! lol I can’t relax. The closest I com to relaxing […]

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July 22, 2017 A terrarium is a miniature indoor garden inside a glass container. The plants are low maintenance and are perfect for people who don’t have a green thumb or who don’t have time to care for a garden. You can place a wide variety of plants inside glass containers. A terrarium adds a […]

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July 21, 2017 Here in New Jersey we are experiencing a heat wave! So to get your mind off that-  I captioned this blog- Ice cube 🙂 I had a customer at the flower shop ask me yesterday if it was a good idea to put an ice cube on a plant rather then water […]

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  July 20, 2017 July 20, 2017 This photo is of my friend  Joyce’s  hollyhock flower in bloom right now. She planted this from a seed package and she is so proud! She should be. The Hollyhock grows between 1 and 3 feet tall. Its best not to grow them near hedges because its roots […]

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July 18, 2017 (still researching that flower from yesterday- looks like an alstromeria of some sort) Everytime my husband says “Happy wife…happy life” I smile.  That means he is trying to be the best husband. He certainly is. I found this poem that describes how after a frustrating day at work -I can always count […]

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