Category Archives: Discoveries

How to build a fern table

Let me just preface this post by saying that I had a great day! I had nearly an entire, uninterrupted day to do something I have wanted to do for months – build some fern tables! Ever since I first … Continue reading

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Nuts over Pistachio

I’m often rather quick in my judging – occasionally¬†too quick. And, sometimes it takes me a while to realize it. When I do, I always feel a little foolish – rightfully so. Oh well, I always think that maybe next … Continue reading

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A trip to Hughes Water Gardens

You know how sometimes your expectations are so high that the real thing falls short? For several years now, I have been aware¬†of the existence of this local nursery which specializes in gardening with our liquid element – water. I … Continue reading

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Mysterious holes…

Learned something interesting earlier this spring. A man came into the nursery, and asked if we could help him identify what was wrong with his Hosta leaves. They had holes, but there was no sign of anything eating them. Instead, … Continue reading

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