Tag Archives: plants

Random springiness on the First Day of Spring

So, it’s the First Day of Spring, they say. To me, it  seems half way over – I haven’t written a single post about the garden marvels I’ve come across this year. Oh well, better late than never. Here are a few – in no particular order… … Continue reading

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Three NWFGS virgins deflowered at the Flower Show

  Neither Laura, Gina or I had ever visited the largest Flower and Garden Show in the Pacific Northwest before, so this year, the three of us, and William who is a show veteran, drove up to Seattle for the day, … Continue reading

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New year, new camera – first test run!

This past July – on the very first day of the Garden Blogger’s Fling here in Portland – I dropped my camera. It hobbled along for a while and finally died halfway through the third day. Since then, while getting along … Continue reading

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Thoughts on branding, trademarks, and their effect on my choices

The past month was a highly educational one for me. For a while now, I have been part of a trio attempting to breathe new life into a quaint but tired little retail nursery. We are tasked with turning it into … Continue reading

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The aftermath of the Fling…

Oh my, over a week has passed since I and two busloads of other bloggers and garden writers were carted around our fair city and exposed to a marvelous array of nurseries, public and private gardens, and even a visit … Continue reading

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