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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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Southern Frustration

What is this?  My sister likes to puzzle me with her evergreen foundation shrubbery. I’ll admit that my Southern gardening knowledge is extremely limited… If you know, let me know!

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I want an apple tree

I get like this sometimes, but I really want an apple tree. And I’d like ‘Cox’s orange pippin” and maybe lady Apples. Whenever fall hits, I get a hankering for apple pies, hot apple cider, applesauce. All delicious and they … Continue reading

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Fall planting

It is a glorious fall day in Madison, and it’s time for bulb planting. I arrived home from Connecticut last night and saw a huge pile of bulbs in my front hall. Thank you, HHXB. Spending a last warm day … Continue reading

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AS strikes again.

Bless her heart…one of my favorite summer garden flowers, white cosmos. AS you are a ray of sunshine!

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Hedging My Bets

My awesome new house has come with a rather insubstantial “hedge.”  With each bush placed about six feet apart, I may actually pay off my law school loans before it actually grows together and provides some privacy. As I was … Continue reading

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Dirt.

I love dirt.  I’d bet that most good gardeners do.  I told SC the other day that I actually love making garden beds probably more than I like planting them. With good soil, everything is easier.  Plants grow better, they … Continue reading

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The simple things

Sometimes nothing beats flowers from a great friend. Thanks A.S. for the beautiful double daffodils and tulip, it was such a sweet way to make my day!

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