Monthly Archives: May 2012


I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed lately and haven’t had time to write the wonderful essay I have floating around in my head, so I decided to treat my blog the same way I do my garden. When I look … Continue reading

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Leandra’s Favorites

My lovely and talented daughter Leandra painted this pot for me, and I’m thrilled with it. Leandra really likes the Ti plant I put in it. Leandra’s participation in the garden consists largely of pointing out things I need to do. … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to you and/or your mother. This year for mother’s day, in addition to propagating my ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ pineapple lily, I pissed off two thirds of my children. Of course I didn’t mean to, and I’m very sorry. … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

Grandma June taught me one of life’s great secrets when I was six years old. “Do you want some ice cream?” I replied, “It’s almost dinner time, daddy won’t let me have ice cream now.” She said, “Go sit on … Continue reading

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Garden Tours

I saw five great gardens last Saturday on the Iris and Daylily Society’s garden tour, well only four were part of the tour. I got a bonus tour because I drove Doris home. Dale says spending an entire day on … Continue reading

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My Birthday

This shipment from Proven Winners of free, plant ho plants arrived on my birthday. Perfect.

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