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What to do?

So we are supposed to come to this show to help us figure out what to order for next year. Yeah, right. Can’t we have them all? 53 more words


True Joy (4 MACROS)


When we enjoy
the little things
in Life,
True Joy bubbles up!

Photography/True Joy 2014©AmyRose 42 more words


The Roots of Plant Snobbery

Recently there have been two excellent posts on the nature of gardeners’ personal plant likes and dislikes, one in The Blooming Garden and the second in… 650 more words


Garden Angel

The remains of a fallen Crab-apple tree, a vibrant garden and a statue. Great inspiration.

Last summer began the task of taking down an old Crab-apple tree. 208 more words

Plein Air Paintings

Bargain Day !

Don’t you just love when you find a great bargain? A couple of weeks ago I got that Rosenblum zinfandel at about 1/3 the price it was going for elsewhere and yesterday I found some more bargains — and I wasn’t even looking. 899 more words


First Thing

These cheerful flowers, in a window box planter on my deck railing, are the first thing I see every morning when I open the door. Salvia is not a usual choice for such a planting but I think it is doing well and the hummingbirds like it too! :-)

© Sheila Creighton 2014


Popular Plants Enable Further Spread Of Disease

By Phran Novelli

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Why don’t you plant something else? Or at least, don’t plant all the same thing anyway. Recently, I was telling you about Rose Rosette Disease, a nasty virus threatening ornamental roses, including all those you see planted in big groups in gardens and public places. 154 more words

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