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What's Blooming? Photo Contest

Hello, there!

I entered a photography contest at my local nursery here in town. The theme is “What’s Blooming?” Below is my submission:

“Zinnia Peek-a-Boo” by Melissa Martinez… 11 more words


Plant of the Week

Angelica sylvestris:

What an amazing shape rising from the border! It’s Angelica sylvestris. Native from Europe and Asia, it’s a big annual, which can reach 2m high. 54 more words


Summer Roses - The Result

Back during last winter I spent a few days trying to resolve our problems with roses during our long hot summer. Most of the time we never saw any flowers once temps hit over the mid 30’s (over 100F), the plants would just roast and that was that until perhaps late September. 119 more words


Organizing Your Novel

Are you an architect or a gardener?

I’ve had several conversations with authors regarding how they organize their writing process. It’s interesting to discover that no two writers are alike regarding how they navigate the various stages of planning, writing, re-writing, and editing. 367 more words


Goodbye Programmer.....Hello Gardener

The last 15 years of my corporate life were spent in various IT or analyst roles for a medium sized company, and for the most part, roles I had enjoyed. 161 more words


Stress and Chocolate

Continued from Silky Woman.

With a laugh, the princess spun, only to stop short at the sight of Ehla.

“Princess?” The chambermaid stared a moment.

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Semihistorical Fiction