Monthly Archives: April 2012

Dad and Mountain Laurel

Mother Nature planted mountain laurel all over this property, and it is spectacular right now. Dad was visiting, and since he is 92 and still carries a chainsaw in his trunk, just in case he wants to cut something – … Continue reading

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My New Peony

My friends Ann and June came to visit last week after the native plant sale in Cullman. When I toured them around the garden, I showed them my new $75 peony, and Ann said, “You should put a picture of … Continue reading

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The Chicago Flower & Garden Show – Part 2

If you have ever bought one of those travel guides to Disney, you know that after entering the main gate, you should go left because most people go right. Well after the fabulous entry garden, this was the first garden on the right. … Continue reading

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