Category Archives: Flowers

Beau Among the Daffodils

It’s been a few days since I got back from my long trip. On the night I arrived, it was quite dark by the time we drove into our driveway. The next morning, over coffee, my hubby asked, “Have you … Continue reading

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Replacement Blooms

I threw out the last faded flower from the orchid plant my sister-in-law, Merle, and her hubby, Ferdie, had sent us sometime late in July. Yes, they bloomed and kept giving new ones until recently. Almost 4 months of cheer … Continue reading

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Everlasting

I was walking down the long corridor of our little downtown’s Sunday Farmers’ Market when a couple of topiaries caught my eye. There on Jennifer Carruthers’ booth stood everlasting flowers! All of a sudden, I was transported back to my early … Continue reading

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Flowers To Greet!

Happy Spring, everyone! My flowers want to greet you all!

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And Pretty Maids All In A Row

Instead of sitting in front of my computer, I spent my Sunday afternoon (and well into the evening!) puttering around in my garden.  It was an afternoon to clean, feed, spray, rearrange, and spread slug bait around the garden. Don’t … Continue reading

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My Daffodils Are Back!

Yes, it’s Spring in the San Francisco Bay area all right.  The Daffodils have been out and about the neighborhood for the last two weeks. On my yard, they have been awakened too! This morning, as I was preparing to … Continue reading

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Is It Spring Yet?

I came across Sydney’s posts, “Spring Has Come,” with all the lush greenery and bright flowers.  And then I went over his post, “A Corner of the Park,” where gardeners painstakingly maintain a 74 hectares to its pristine Zen-like beauty. … Continue reading

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Welcome Greeting

It has been pretty hectic lately.  I’ve had to travel long distances again, in a very short time. I have always admired perennial travelers for their resilience and endurance through time zones and up-side-down-right-side-up schedules.  How do they do it? … Continue reading

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More Blooms!

Remember when I posted the photos of my yard awash in spring blooms?  Well, we have more!   The yard has bloomed even more flowers.  The Rhododendrons have come out.  I had given up on planting any more tulips because … Continue reading

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Blooms To Start My Day

Nothing gets me in a lighter mood when I start my day than seeing all the flowers in bloom in our front yard.  Spring has indeed sprung! I’ve been watching the rows of daffodils we planted in late fall last … Continue reading

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