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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Brugmansia Care Tips

This plant, also known as Angel's Trumpet, has large heavenly scented flowers which hang down en masse

Angel's Trumpets are impressive.  These large shrubs, which easily turn into small trees, stand head and shoulders above other plants in the garden.  Their height, breadth and masses of fragrant, trumpet shaped flowers... Read more

Simple Centerpiece Ideas Using Garden Flowers

Antique sterling silver baby cups & garden flowers go together like peanut butter & jelly!
I was digging through some long unopened boxes in my shed the other day and came across five sterling silver baby cups that my mom had saved and I somehow ended up with. Goodness, in that same box were a few sets of baby shoes that I believe had belonged... Read more

The Easy Way To Hang Air Plants, Succulents & Flowers

Hang them from the trees, on a door, from the ceiling - anywhere you'd like!

I usually have 5 projects going at once so I'm all about saving time. The faster I do things, the more I can get done. This one you're about to see here goes together so quickly that you'll be shouting "eureka"! Here is the easy way to hang air plants, succulents and flowers.Read more

My Pruning Challenge

Has a plant ever presented you with a pruning challenge

This shrub has thrown me for a bit of a proverbial pruning curve ball but I'm on it like a fly on you know what. I was once deemed the nickname of "Prunella", and if I do say so myself, I'm a darn good pruner. I'm not talking about hacking here but well thought pruning when I have a purpose in mind that will benefit the plant.... Read more

A Beautiful Flower Show: Linnea In Monet’s Garden

A virtual visit to a re-creation of one of the world's most beloved gardens, Monet's home in Giverny.

These photos are certain to brighten up your day. After all, who hasn't dreamed about floating around with Monet's pond surrounded by water lilies in that... Read more