Wisteria Garden Circle

Tallahassee Garden Club

   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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   Jul 12

Project #3: Butterfly Reframe

These Simplify Your Summer projects are about creativity and discovery. On this project, I discovered that I DO NOT have nerves of steel. Repeat: DO NOT.¬† Steady hands? Fugghedaboutit! But, more on that later… For this project, I had some framed butterflies that I’d purchased at the flea market forever ago. Yes, they actually do […]

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   Jun 22

Tidy Tip: A Hairy Situation

In a household comprised of two hairy humans and four even more hairy felines, you can imagine that we get our fair coating of the fuzzy stuff around here. Hair. It is my nemesis. It’s everywhere. It’s on the floor. It’s on a door. It’s in my eye and in a pie. But seriously, folks, […]

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   Jun 20

Tidy Tip: It’s All in the Details

There are certain things around the house¬†than can send out subliminal signals that your house is anything but tidy. I think you can imagine a few obvious ones: dirty underwear in the sink, plates of half eaten chicken wings under the bed, the toilet. But, sometimes we walk past things every day that we don’t […]

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   Jun 19

Project #1 – Operation: Organize Le Boy

So, the first project in the Simplify Your Summer series is called Operation: Organize Le Boy. Perhaps you are lucky enough to have a member of your family who is of the male persuasion. I happen to have one, and he shall be referred to herein as The Boy (since we are being fancy-pants I […]

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   Jun 23

It’s Easy Being Green with Sprig

Check out this new website from the Washington Post called Sprig. They’ve got great articles on food, home, fashion, and beauty…all, the green way! You’ll also find videos with useful health and beauty tips, and interviews with today’s eco-celebrities (if there is such a thing). http://www.sprig.com/

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