Author Archives: gwendolyngarden

Flowers for Nana

The kids’ beloved Nana is coming to visit, and we will have a houseful. In commemoration, naturally, we’ll have copious cut flowers.  First up, my six millionth attempt at cut elephant ears! A sunny arrangement for Nana’s room (and an … Continue reading

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Flowers and Sweet Pomona 

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The Bathroom Garden

When Mr. Amazing and I first met, I would visit his beautiful home and daydream about his gardens. As if I didn’t have enough gardens of my own to worry about. After awhile, I moved in and have had the … Continue reading

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Bountiful Gardens

I was never a fan of vegetable gardening until Mr. Amazing’s Bestie’s garden (Mr. AB). That man knows how to garden!  Between the eight foot high fence, weed cloth, irrigation system, fish meal fertilizer jet pack; he grows some impressive … Continue reading

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Bouquet of the week: I’m sorry

Even if it’s just because your bouquet for the week died already. Zinnias, nasturtium, rosebud, and crocosmia ‘lucifer’- a hot bouquet for a hot week!

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Bouquet of the week: Homage to ikebana

5 pink callas in a Tiffany Ice bud vase.

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Spring is Back

The Colorblends 100 mix. Happiness in a vase. 

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Go big or go home.

I don’t know what you are talking about. I don’t have a problem.

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African Violets

I have loved African Violets for years, and yet I have never mastered them. My former brother in law always grew beautiful Violets on his east-facing windowsill over his kitchen sink.  When I asked him his secret, he said he … Continue reading

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Lawns

Living in Wisconsin, I’m blessed to have fantastic public television channels (namely, the Wisconsin Channel).¬† I am sitting here watching a fantastic program on my least favorite garden item: lawns. I’ve already learned a number of helpful things I thought … Continue reading

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