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Happiness is ...

… listening to the soft plink of canning jars sealing in the kitchen.

Not enough tomatoes yet for salsa, but I just put up seven pints of pickles. 373 more words


Some colour

Oh how I love poppies!!

And this sweet little pink flower, whatever it is:


Baby Bell

Anyone else watch the season finale of The Bachelorette? I didn’t want to watch after Chris was sent home, but I grew to really like Andi. 199 more words


Arborist Detectives: Help Me Identify This Tree

I have a tree, that I randomly call the Tulip Tree. It is just starting to bloom tulip like flowers that are approximately 4-6″ long (the petals). 54 more words


Flowers in my garden...

I’m loving our garden at the moment! So many beautiful blooms, and all from home. It’s lovely to go to the florist, but it’s also nice to pick them from the garden. 10 more words


There and Back; a Hortigeek's Tale, Part 2 ~ California Here we Come ~

We left Portland on Saturday of the Memorial Day weekend. Apparently traffic is bumper-to-bumper heading to the coast on holiday weekends, but since it was Saturday, our hope was that everyone would’ve arrived at their destinations already.  2,192 more words