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Archive for the 'Plants' Category


   Nov 18

Float Like a Butterfly

I’m finding so many cool things. Now, a new vertical garden tool for air plants.

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   Nov 14

Succulent Wreath

In the next few weeks, we will be getting ready for our annual flower arranging class. For some of us, however, creating a flower arrangement for the holidays is not a practical decorating option. Living with indoor cats presents many challenges, not the least of which is their tendency to eat plant material. If you […]

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   Sep 27

No Longer Afraid

I was always intimidated by this Century Plant. It’s stayed in a pot for the past five years because I never really knew what to do with it. If I plant it in the yard, will a child brush past it and suffer a gaping wound that sends them to the hospital? Or worse, will […]

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   Jul 12

Project #4: Front Yard Part 10,423,765

So, I know we’ll be talking about xeriscaping later this year, but here’s a little preview of what I’ve been working on in my front yard for the past 3 years. As you can see from the before, it was pretty much a blank slate. And, I hate grass. I hate grass like I hate […]

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   Jun 18

Summer Garden Photos

Hi Ladies! Just a few photos from my summer garden to tide you over until we start back next fall. Hope you all are having a great and creative summer.

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   Apr 02

Photogallery: World’s Oldest Living Things

Ecorazzi has a super cool gallery of some of the world’s oldest living plants. The plant above is the Welwitschia Mirabilis. This plant is estimated to be between 1500 and 2000 years old. The Welwitschia Mirabilis are considered to be “living fossils.” They have a short woody trunk and just two leaves that grow continuously […]

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   Mar 23

April Field Trip: Goodwood Heirloom Plant Sale

Saturday, April 17 9:00 to 1:00 Plan to show up at 9 for the sale. Lunch afterward.

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   Jan 12

Goodwood Museum: 18th Annual Old Garden Rose Sale

Saturday, February 13 From the Goodwood Museums website: (sales continue every Friday and Saturday morning thereafter until sold out) Presented by the Goodwood Garden Volunteers 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Virginia McKee Greenhouse at Goodwood Each year, volunteers from Goodwood, root Old Garden Roses for use on the grounds and for sale to […]

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   Jan 12

Goodwood Brown Bag Lunch Series: Attracting Bluebirds and Hummingbirds to Your Garden

From the Goodwood Museum website: Goodwood Museum and Gardens Jubilee Cottage Friday, February 4, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Free, No reservations required By Fred Dietrich Bluebirds were almost extinct in Tallahassee in the 1940ís when Fred Dietrichís family moved here for a teaching position at the newly co-ed Florida State University. But with recent […]

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   Jan 12

Crawfordville Arbor Day Celebration

January 16th will bring the first festival of the new year – the annual Crawfordville Arbor Day celebration at Hudson Park.  Starting at 10am on Saturday, hundreds of free trees will be given away.  This year’s trees are even larger than in previous years. Choices will include Florida sugar maple, fringe tree, redbud, southern magnolia, […]

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