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Share from the Northwest Flower and Garden Show that takes place in the spring at the Seattle Convention Center in Washington State.

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Star of My Garden

Amazing that I still have the 5″ cardboard box the tree peonies root was in when I purchased it 4 years ago at a garden center in the Seattle area. I can’t believe I found it in a folder with Northwest Flower Show information I had saved. The Peonies  Tree Blooming this year after being […]
Can and his baby in the Dahlia feild

I Met Dan’s Dahilias in Seattle

This is Dan in the Dahlia Field with his baby If you follow my shares on Twitter you know I get super excited to share about my dahlia’s I start early in my Ohio greenhouse.  You can imagine my excitement when I saw Dan’s Dahlia exhibiting at the Northwest Flower and Garden show this past week […]
Perennial Choices

Why Grow That?

Who hasn’t fallen in love with an amazing shrub in their favorite garden magazine or on social media sites like Pinterest only to find that you can’t grow it in our garden zone? I’ve always had an obsession
One of my favorite chapters on Kids in the Garden

Gardening with Confidence – with Helen Yoest

She embraces gardening with her southern charm and style that shines through in her writings.  Helen Yoest is the owner of Gardening With Confidence™ website and can be found monthly in many of our favorite gardening magazines like  Better Homes and Gardens, Country Gardens, Traditional Home, and Southern Living Magazine.  Mid 2012 her very first […]

Winner Announced / 2 Tickets to the #nwfgs

One of the lively container designs featured at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show 2012 I want to thank everyone who entered the Northwest Flower and Garden Show ticket giveaway  featured on site this week. I look forward to sharing with you at the show in February 2013 using social media.  The qualifying participant […]
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Two Tickets To #nwfgs : Perfect Stocking Stuffer Giveaway

Planning a trip to the Seattle Washington area February 20th – 24th?  Don’t miss one of the most inspiring garden events taking place in North America in 2013!  To help celebrate the Holiday Season I’m giving away 2 tickets for 1 day admission to the Northwest Flower & Garden Show that takes place in February.  […]
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Playing with Garden Tools

Have You Ever Played Your Garden Tools? I asked the musicians if they have ever played gardening tools before and I was surprised to hear them answer….
West Seattle Nursery

West Seattle Nursery & Garden Center

I arrived in Seattle this afternoon for the Northwest Flower and Garden Show. Welcomed with spring like temperatures I had to stop by this charming garden center located in West Seattle. Please enjoy the spring shares in the image collection below. It was encouraging to see the early spring blooms thriving in their outdoors nursery […]
Orchid at the NWFGS

Orchids in Seattle

It was hard to pick a favorite out of so many amazing blooms so I’m decided to do a slide show to share that you will find below from my Flickr account. I spent over 2 hours over at the Orchid display admiring the blooms and amazing at how healthy they were. I learned so […]
Ribbon Cutting at NWFGS

Opening Day at NWFGS with Seed Keeper Company

Seed Keeper Company – NWFGS This is my first trip to the west coast to cover a flower & garden show freelance.  Seattle is 2,316 miles from my garden in Ohio according to Google maps.   When I arrived in Seattle I got a wonderful message from the Chicago ladies at Seed Keeper Company asking me […]