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Reading Spring on My Sun Room Coffee Table

Cozy in the our family sun room enjoy the view of the winter wonderland outside. It is hard to believe that Spring is a little over a month away as I watch the snow reports featuring another foot of snow. On the coffee table in front of the snow scene windows lay publications filled with […]
February 2, 2014 2
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Greenhouse on the Coldest Day in Century

This has been one of the coldest and snow covered winters I can remember since I was a small child.   Just breathing  while outside is horrible.   It has truly been a season to remember with records being broke with snow fall and temperatures. In the 70′s we had sweatshirts that read ” I […]
January 29, 2014 4
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Google+ and Gardening with Shawna Coronado

One of the best ways to connect with others who garden is to use social media platforms like Google+.  There are many who share daily using this popular site featuring organized photo galleries and video hang-outs. I have been active on my G+ page for over a year now and enjoy all the new gardeners […]
January 24, 2014 0
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Four Seasons of Roses 2014 by Susan Fox

I love sharing daily year-round about roses so when I received my copy of Four Seasons of Roses by Susan Fox you can imagine my excitement. Susan provides a calender, plenty of note space and detailed information about what to do in your rose garden January – December. One of my Favorite Rose Shrubs to […]
January 23, 2014 9
It's Tropical Pizza Time

Easy Garden Fresh Pizza Recipe

Looking for a quick taste of summer?  Why not make up a homemade pizza for tonight’s dinner. The fresh veggies and fruit being chopped up in the kitchen warming up from the oven ready to bake is a great way to keep warm and think of summer. Load up the crust with fresh diced pineapple. […]
January 22, 2014 0
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January In My Ohio Greenhouse

Winter is one of my favorite seasons because you can experience the best of all seasons in Ohio. Indoors many tropical and houseplants are blooming that remind me of summer and outside a few leaves from Autumn  are dancing in the trees that nestle in my landscape. The new beginnings that Spring brings is in bloom […]
January 16, 2014 19
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I’ve Never Seen So Many Live Plants In A Hotel

After a long winter drive up Rt 23 and West on I96 to Grand Rapids for the #GLTE : ( Great Lakes Trade Expo) it was refreshing to walk to lobby of the Amway Grand Plaza. The snow just kept on coming down on this drive today. There were many cars in ditched. I was […]
January 5, 2014 10
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The Quiet Before the Winter Storm

Preparing for the last two days for another punch of winter coming across the Midwest.  Grocery shopping for extra of the basics like milk, eggs and toilet paper.   This storm is really making me nervous because I have to head to Michigan for the Great Lakes Trade Expo tomorrow when we are suppose to be […]
January 4, 2014 4