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A Prince Amongst Anemone


I bought my first Japanese Anemone, when my first born was just a toddler. Of course it had to be an Anemone (hupehensis) Prince Henry in honor of my son. This heirloom plant is also known as ‘Prinz Heinrich’ and … Continue reading

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As Rosemary is to the Spirit, so Lavender is to the Soul


I love lavender. It’s pretty and smells romantic… sort of an old fashioned nostalgic sort of aroma. Lavender is one of the most versatile herbs. It can be used fresh or dry in cooking. It’s beautiful fresh or dried in floral … Continue reading

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Time to plant the sugar snaps


Sugar snap peas are one of my favorite crops. The trellis is an attractive center point in the veggie bed. The twining vines are pretty and the flower blossoms smell wonderful. Everything from flowers to vines and the pods are … Continue reading

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Geraniums are always a good idea


My Dad’s mom wasn’t big on gardening. She didn’t dislike it, but she just had other passions. The one flower I’ve always associated with Grandma was geraniums. Nice big, potted red geraniums. That tart, fresh scent still makes me think … Continue reading

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