All posts tagged: flowers

Signs of Spring

After the relatively mild winter we just went through, I thought we might be in for an early, warm (and quick to finish) spring, but so far, spring has proceeded as usual with whiplash weather (yesterday alternated between sunny skies and pelting sleet and back […]

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Reliable

The word reliable doesn’t usually conjure up exciting or glamorous images. Instead, you might think “stodgy” or “forgettable”, something (or someone) that’s always there and thus doesn’t require a lot of attention. However, the dictionary definition of reliable is “consistently good in quality and performance; […]

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Garden Whimsey

These charming little flowers are called Pineapple Lilies and they add just the right amount of whimsey and fun to the late summer garden. They really do look a bit like a pineapples don’t they? Of course, they’re not really lilies (although distantly related) and, […]

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That Was June

That Was June

Well, I haven’t done as well with my blog posting schedule as I had hoped, but live in hope. Here’s a quick look back at some of what was going on around here. The new tree in the back corner of the perennial bed is […]

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Mad City Weekend

Mad City Weekend

I’m just back from my annual spring trip to Madison, Wisconsin to visit my friend Carol. It was a great weekend with lots of catching up, great eating and plant shopping (yeah, we pretty much live on the edge!). See for yourself.  

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The Poor Man’s Rose

The Poor Man’s Rose

I’m a strong believer in the importance of having live greenery and flowers in the house – nothing else adds charm, character, beauty and color to a home quite so easily. With the wide range of bulbs, perennials and annuals that I grow in my […]

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