Flowers are Love

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I sent the prizes out for my recent giveaway, but that doesn’t mean I can’t share a few more of your gardening stories. I always enjoy reading your stories and each time one of you mentioned a favorite flower, I was right there with you seeing that beautiful bloom or taking in the scent. It was like a walk through …

Winners are Blooming Out All Over

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My spring giveaway is finished. It was fun hearing about all your favorite flowers. Some favorites were hardy varieties easy to grow like daffodils, sunflowers, tulips, iris, sweet peas and columbine. Sometimes the flowers were the kind Mother Nature plants and tends, like field daisies, Dutchman’s Breeches, honeysuckle, and violets you find out in your grass lawns. We had the …

Fresh as a Daisy

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“If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a lack of flowers.” ~Doug Larson No shortage of those daisies around here! I’m talking about ox-eye daisies like these that jump up all over the place to cheer up a field or a roadside ditch. They are sometimes called field daisies, common daisies, dog daisies …

February Love and Smiles

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February is drawing to a close and so is heart month. But I’ve still got some Valentine’s stories to share. Some romantic. Some sweet. Some to make you smile. First the Romance Several of you shared about Valentine’s Day proposals. Here’s Leslie’s. My husband, then boyfriend, took me to a fancy restaurant. He said he had to go to the …

The Hunt for One More Yellow Flower

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Yellow Flower #30 Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul. (Luther Burbank) If you follow the conversation on my Facebook page, you know I’ve been posting yellow flowers. I started around the first of May when I spotted a pretty little mystery yellow flower. A mystery because I didn’t …

Birthday Stories and Flowers

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Birthdays can be like flowers, lovely and bright, different even as they come on the same day year after year. The birthday stories some of you have been sending me are the same. Some of you have birthdays where not much fuss is made, maybe cake and ice cream. Others of you have had parties and special vacations and surprises. …

No Mystery about Spring, Tortoises and Winners

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Spring is Springing!  You may still be seeing snow out your window, but if so, just turn your eyes to the calendar instead. It says right on there that March 20 is spring!! And I’m ready to believe it even if winter isn’t. As Doug Larson says in this quote, “Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a …