Winter Sowing: The Cure for Cabin Fever!

I was recently introduced to a very intriguing concept in seed starting, called winter sowing.  A friend of mine explained that she has been using this method for several years to start seeds of perennial plants, and that some people …

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Defining Your Personal Wedding Style

Looking back, it seems that I have spent the better part of my adult life explaining and justifying the need for flowers, specifically as embellishments for weddings.  I’m quite certain that my father went to his grave believing that I …

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Start Seed Shopping Now!

I always enjoy this time of year:  the parties and family get-togethers, wonderful food and seasonal treats, the smell of fresh evergreens, exchanging gifts and (when we are lucky enough to have it) snow covered landscapes!  Then comes the celebration …

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Winter Landscapes Give a New View

Winter is a time to notice the qualities of our landscapes that are concealed by the showy leaves and flowers of spring, summer and fall. It is not until trees, shrubs and landscapes are stripped free of their leafy clothing …

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