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“The orchid is Mother Nature’s masterpiece.”

I totally agree with Robyn, whoever that maybe. I think the orchids are the flower of all flowers, even if it maybe isn’t my favourite flower I always have a couple at home all the time, they last so much longer than cut fresh flowers.  305 more words

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A Quick Visit - again.......

So then…..  a trip has been booked back to Blighty for the very beginning of June.   Hurray, I hear you say – it will be another whirlwind of doing stuff, seeing people and generally whizzing from one end of the country to the other. 262 more words


Is acreage still but a dream for you? Consider Vertical Gardening! Vertical gardening is nothing more than using vertical space to grow vegetables (or herbs, or flowers, even root crops), often using containers that hang on a sunny wall.

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How About Those Goals?

I’m taking a moment to breathe.

We have all had those days or weeks even, where everything seems to be non-stop. Home from work, take care of the garden, do some light (and I mean very light reading), process some photographs, play with the pets, and go to bed (if I’m lucky) around 1 or 2 a.m. 204 more words


ROOTS......In the Garden!

The wordpress prompt for today.  I needed a little push to start writing today so here is my response to today’s prompt.

Last weekend I took my first trip to the garden center for this season… 683 more words



A year ago, flowers of the Silverbell (Halesia carolina, below) were ruined by an early April freeze that most notably damaged tender new leaves of Japanese maples and mophead hydrangeas. 253 more words

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Couples Tribute: Caroline Polachek & Ian Drennan Wedding

Take a glimpse into the wedding day of Chairlift lead singer Caroline Polachek and Ian Drennan, featured in VOGUE Magazine https://goo.gl/28iy6R

Focused on keeping their ceremony and wedding simple and elegant, Vogue Magazine goes into the intimate details of the couple’s big day. 358 more words