Category Archives: garden

Take a chance…

If you’re anything like me,  you  love flowers. I have lots of pots filled with various flowering arrangements all over my patio and in my yard. This hobby gets rather expensive, so I’m always on the hunt for a bargain. … Continue reading

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Coleus – Experimenting with planters

In a previous post I shared that most of my planters on the patio shared hues of pink and purple.  However, I have been experimenting with a new type of plant arrangement which I am very happy with.  Last year … Continue reading

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Tickled pink (and purple)

Did you ever notice how many flowers in springtime are pink or purple?  I never really did till today when I was checking out my perennial garden.  Everything in bloom seems to be a shade of purple.  Now if I … Continue reading

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Front yard progress Part II

So now we reach the exciting part!  The front yard is actually done (except topsoil, grass seed and a few more shrubs etc.)  The past 7 1/2 years have been a loooong construction story of which I am glad to … Continue reading

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Frontyard progress

Hello all, I should be folding and ironing clothes right now because I am way backed up on laundry.  I have been working on planting flower pots and pruning bushes instead of laundry.  That’s because the front patio is done … Continue reading

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Daffodils (again)

I previously shared pictures of daffodils around my yard. They are one of my favorite spring flowers.  But I couldn’t show you one of my absolute favorites since it wasn’t blooming yet. This weekend is started blooming so here she … Continue reading

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Daffodils

I love daffodils.  Actually I love all sorts of spring bulbs, but daffodils are at the top of my list because they naturalize, and deer don’t eat them.  Here’s a few pics of some of my daffodils.  Unfortunately I’m too … Continue reading

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