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Gardening
#treesinforest

Smiles, to the weekend fall weather, foliage and festivals. I plan on hitting a couple of flea markets to kick off my holiday shopping. I hope you have grand plans which don’t include those dreaded household chores. I wish I

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Mother’s Day, is the perfect time to surprise your Mama with her own herb garden. All you need is a few herb starters to plant a potted herb garden right outside her door. Herbs are wonderful for adding flavor and

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#butchartgardens

Lucky me, my birthday is the first day of spring. Perhaps that’s why I’m not a friend of cold weather. I do love snow and all the beauty it evokes but a couple snaps of the camera and I’m back inside

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#landscaping#topiaries

I don’t know about your plans for this Labor Day weekend, but I’ll be spending time outside. I’ve been a lazy gardener since we’ve been experiencing 100 degree temperatures here in Texas and I’ve been non-existent in my gardens as a result of

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#freshflowerarrangement

 This time of year, you see beautiful flowers popping up everywhere, even in places where you wouldn’t dream plants grow. This season is also the time when everyone rushes out to the nursery to get first pick for their spring and summer

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#outdoorpillows#sunbrellapillows

Hey Y’all, I hope you had a marvelous weekend. We were elated here in the DFW area because we had a magnificent sunny day with a cool breeze after weeks and weeks of rain. We were seriously contemplating purchasing a

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#knockout roses

Knockout Roses are one of the best plant investments you can add to your garden. They are absolutely no maintenance and grow faster than lickity split. Knockout Roses are not considered to be a cut rose but I’ve found a

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#double color iris#iris

Springtime is like an artist painting filled with every color under the rainbow. There’s eye candy around every corner and on the freeways. I’m in amazement at the trees and shrubs covered in blossoms that line the streets. No care given

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#vintage egg wreath

Let me just start by saying I do NOT like cold weather; period! I know that’s sounds weak but I’m being honest and since I know Mr. Freeze and I don’t get along, I’m always prepared by keeping a stash

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#exotic plants

Brrrrr it is freezing in “Hot Lanta, (Atlanta)” and practically all over the country. I love to travel but not in the winter. You should see my luggage! I’m dragging the largest capacity I own around town. I packed my

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