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Cultivating Colocasia

I’ve always liked elephant ears: Big rubbery, flappy happy-go-lucky heart-shaped semaphores that appear designed solely to convey optimism and joy. So rapidly do they appear in North America’s summertime that one day there is nothing, the next small packs of fine Cohibas unfurl here and there, and by the end of the week you’re in the… 176 more words

Art Review

Elephant Ears

I chose elephant ears because I love getting these at the fair and I can even make them at home now.


Before or After?

Frost is a four letter word to a gardener. (Ok. Not really, but you know what I mean.)

There are many tender plants that need to be lifted BEFORE frost. 352 more words

Elephant Ears

Front Porch Beauty

While flipping through the sketchbook that I’ve been busy filling, I realized this coleus sketch was not shared yet.  It is not a masterpiece or anything, but it is one of my more successful attempts at painting looser. 89 more words


Berrien County Michigan Youth Fair - Fair Food

This week is our local County Youth Fair. Last weekend we were at the Wisconsin State Fair in Milwaukee. This is a very different kind of fair. 366 more words


Elephant Ear Cookies

I love elephant ears at the State Fair and these are the perfect thing to whip up when you’re craving an elephant ear, but want to enjoy it from the comforts of home. 154 more words