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A Cinderella Story

My Wonderful Husband mentioned it was "meteorological autumn" today. I looked at him somewhat...

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It’s the Little Things that Count

When we were re-doing the garden by our front sidewalk Memorial Day 2016 (see my blog "Countless...

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Sightseeing on I-64

Wonderful Husband and I made a trip to St. Louis last weekend, driving on I-64. Since we'd taken...

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Countless Shades of Green

For most of my gardening life, I followed these steps in selecting and planting: (1) Go to the...

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Creating a Gardener

Now, anyone who starts up a conversation with me will quickly find out that I love to garden. My...

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Devil’s Walking Stick

When we first bought our property, it was an impenetrable jungle of autumn olives, floribunda roses...

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A More Elegant Milkweed

I garden for two main reasons: (1) because I can't help myself and (2) wildlife. For the...

Proof That I Love My Wonderful Husband Blog Image
Proof That I Love My Wonderful Husband

When we moved into our house, my Wonderful Husband insisted that he had to bring along his black...

A Weed by any Other Name… Blog Image
A Weed by any Other Name…

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose

By any other name would smell as sweet."

 

I hesitate...

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If I Could Chose Only One Flower

If I could only choose one flower to grow, it might be coneflowers (Echinacea). Or maybe iris and...

If at First You Don’t Succeed… Blog Image
If at First You Don’t Succeed…

It was probably the second year after we'd moved into our home that I found a real bargain on tulip...

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Tough Love

Since perennials live several years in the same spot, it's important that they enjoy the proper...