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I’ve been growing Gomphrena (Gomphrena haageana) ‘Strawberry Fields’ for several years. They make a great dried flower that retains most of its red color for weeks. 24 more words


Gomphrena Boutonniere

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a boutonnière is a floral decoration worn by men, typically a single flower or bud. The word comes from the French word for buttonhole, which is the British term for a boutonnière. 42 more words

Endless Possibilities

Bug watcher

Montrose last Saturday was a great place for insect watching.

Pollinators were out in force, making the most of the glorious fall day.

I particularly enjoyed watching these bees, their pollen sacs full of neon-orange pollen, coming in to feast on the dahlias: 13 more words

Garden Wildlife

Throwback - Third Dates and Birthdays

The first few dates when you’re seeing someone new are the best. It’s still so exciting, hours of chatting, telling stories about life, and connecting with someone new in a way that makes your heart race. 53 more words