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Wordless Wednesday: My Trees

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The Beauty of Fall…

You know how I LOVE spring. And though I fight it a bit, I really can see the beauty of fall. To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.  A time to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Drought… The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.

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Bloom Thyme Friday: Beating the Heat

This is a week of record high temps (99 – 103), so I find myself extremely grateful for the plants that are “beating the heat.” Just when I was about to panic about the lack of water and intense heat, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: This week in the garden…

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Wordless Wednesday: Bloomin’ Fun

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Bloom Thyme Friday: Buds and Blooms Today

Here’s what’s blooming in my neck of the woods today…

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Buds and Blooms

Today the garden is exploding with buds and blooms! This is what we wait all winter for! Thanks for stopping by!

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Bloom Thyme Friday: Dogwood Memories

I have many dogwood memories. I grew up in the mountains of Tennessee where the spring is beautiful with azaleas, rhododendron, redbuds and dogwoods. There is nothing quite like seeing the mountains dappled with red, pink, purple and white! When … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Mighty Minis

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Bloom Thyme Friday: My Favorite Garden Center

I was recently asked by Garden Chat to write a guest post about my favorite Independent Garden Center. I am pleased to tell you about COUNTRY HARMONY in Brownsburg, IN. The atmosphere is quaint but also upscale and urban! The … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Early Garden Beauty

My garden is coming back about 4 weeks earlier than ever before. Click on the first picture to start the gallery.

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Wordless Wednesday: Pre-Spring Peek

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Bloom Thyme Friday: 2011 Garden Year in Review

From the delivery of 8,000 + lbs of flagstone to being named Costa Farms “Garden of the Month” in July, 2011 was an amazing gardening year… Highlights… An unexpected new sunny garden … after lightning strike took down a 60′ … Continue reading

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Bloom Thyme Friday: A Fresh Start

I love the fresh start that comes with a new year. Time to get organized, time to plan for the future and more time to think about the big picture of our life… A Time for Everything (Ecclesiastes 3) For … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: October Glory / After the Rain

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Wordless Wednesday: October Glory Week 2

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Wordless Wednesday: October Glory Week 1

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Wordless Wednesday: Glorious Morning

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Wordless Wednesday: Singles

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Wordless Wednesday: This week in the garden…

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Bloom Thyme Friday: A Friend’s Garden

Recently I had the pleasure of visiting a special friend’s garden. The same friend who brought the unforgettable rose bokay to me when I was a teenager that launched my love affair with roses. Life changing. (Click for story.) Even … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Garden Party – Crab Boil

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Bloom Thyme: Crossing the Mason Dixon

Recently I made a trip “home” to the south and I noticed something. Even though I have lived in the midwest for 34 years, things change when I cross the Mason Dixon Line … not just things,  I change… My … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: It’s Not Easy Being Green

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Bloom Thyme Friday: Minty Fresh

I have heard it said that once you start growing mint, it’s difficult to stop. There are a couple of reasons for this … you will become addicted to the fragrance and yummy flavoring it provides and the other reason … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Butterflies are Free … and Beautiful

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Bloom Thyme: Rose Hips

Although nothing compares to the excitement I experience when my old roses first bloom, seeing the fruit of the rose … the roses hips that come after the blooming season make me happy too. ……Makes me feel closer to the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Beating the Heat

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Wordless Wednesday: This Week in the Garden

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Wordless Wednesday: Summer Morning Stroll

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Wordless Wednesday: The Whiter Shade of Pale

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Bloom Thyme: From Ordinary to Extraordinary

I love growing in containers. I grow everything from tomatoes and herbs to exotic flowers and shrubs. Each year it is fun to decide what containers to use and what plants to try. Through the years I have turned just … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Blooms for Today

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Bloom Thyme Friday: Going Up …. and Over

Whether on an arbor, a fence or other structure, growing vertically is a great way to utilize space and add interest to your garden. My top 5 favorite plants to grow vertically… 1.  Roses! (Favorite: New Dawn) 2.  Clematis (Favorites: … Continue reading

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