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Ornamental Plants

My post yesterday got a little picture heavy so I saved the plants I took pictures of to post today.

All around the buildings on the campus of the West Tennessee Agricultural Research station there are a lot of interesting plants. 213 more words


The Retro vase and the sleek Calla Lily

I’ve been obsessing about how to photograph my flowers.

I’ve not been happy with the results in my kitchen and mindful that shooting them outside will not always be possible, some research has been necessary.  342 more words

The Flower Nest

2014 Blog 244: Is it Eh?

I recall a boy gardener we had, when I was maybe 10, who would come over and help my mom with our yard. He would take care of the grass and whatever yard errands my mom might have. 236 more words


Damn It, Why Did I Have Cereal This Morning? or...

How I Learned To Love Coconut Milk Even More.

Before the events of this post, I already loved coconut milk and keep several cans in the house at all times. 1,478 more words


Mullein Tisane

My interest in wild plants is really just for culinary purposes. The more I learn about the benefits of plants which are easy to identify and gather, the more I enjoy figuring out how to incorporate them into my cooking, and consequently come to rely on them as a food supply in my pantry or freezer. 477 more words



I left off yesterday at the horticulture area of the fair. They had interesting plants.

Dish gardens are so popular with people living in apartments and small places. 652 more words