Category Archives: Flowers

Day Seven of Forcing Forsythia and Happy Easter 2018!

This is day seven of forsythia forcing and the deed is done. The forsythia is blooming. It is beautiful. I hear the forced air heat rushing through the ducts as despite the sunny beauty outside, it is cold. That is … Continue reading

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Floral Issues

I have had some crazy plant issues during the last few days, some of them a long time coming. I have had Sharry Baby blooming, which helped a whole lot and then not only did I have a first sprig … Continue reading

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Volunteers!

The volunteers I am talking about are of the plant variety. ‘Volunteers,’ if I have the term down correctly, are the plants that end up in your garden in places that you may not have intended for them. I have … Continue reading

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RIP Aunt Hilda, 1918-2016

Aunt Hilda loved flowers. On Saturday, I got a phone call from my sister in Cleveland that our Aunt Hilda had passed away. Aunt Hilda had been living in Dunedin, Florida for some time; she and my Uncle (my mother’s … Continue reading

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Beautiful Saturday

The day almost looked evil as Stewie and I set out on this Friday morn. The clouds were gathering, as if in summit, planning some outlandish weather system for us. We went anyway, dressed in such a way that if … Continue reading

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