Category Archives: flowers

Spare – Weekly Photo Challenge 27 May 2016

This week the Weekly Photo Challenge theme is Spare. There is three definitions of spare to choose from for this challenge. I chose the first, an adjective form : Additional to what is required for ordinary use.   In the … Continue reading

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March Editorial Calendar for my blogs

I know one thing for sure and that I will declare here and now. Trying to get ready for the 2015 A to Z challenge sure can make you harried. Why do i know this? Because I chose to not … Continue reading

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February Editorial Calendar for my blogs

February is always the shortest month, so always gets the short end of everything. Leap year even steals a day from this month, making the deal even tighter. But I can say with pride I did not short change Our … Continue reading

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Preparing for April A to Z – Choosing themes and building skeletons

Two years ago I got in on a wonderful blogging adventure called the April A to Z Blogging Challenge. Coming out of winter into the favorite of my seasons, spring, I almost did not take part. You see my hobbies … Continue reading

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Joe’s Musings 3.0

Two Years. 730 odd days. Plenty of ups and downs in the markets and my own life. Nothing too horrible, just days or weeks that didn’t live up to expectations. In other words “life happened”. We all experience it, but … Continue reading

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Critter Control

If you are a gardener you have a list of enemies that rival even the greatest super hero. For BatMan it is the Joker, Penguin, King Tut, The Riddler, Bane and Cat Woman. Each of these nefarious thugs want to … Continue reading

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Volunteers – Plants that is!

Okay, so you know by now that I love growing plants of all varieties. but I have my favorites. When i grow them I pay special attention to make sure they get what they need to succeed. Water, fertilizer, the … Continue reading

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My Favorite Place to Find a New Plant

The first thing I would have you know is that to me no plant is a lost cause. Now with that in mind I will share a photo or two with you that shows the scope of my greenhouse business … Continue reading

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Best Annuals For Hanging Baskets – Part Two

I loved owning a greenhouse business. It really helped me during the doldrums of winter to avoid a bad case of Seasonal Affective Disorder. Even while the snow and cold surrounded me, inside the greenhouse I was warm enough to … Continue reading

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Clematis – Montana Reubens variety

This is the largest and most hardy Clematis I have ever grown. WHile you may be impressed by some of the pictures below the particular example I show is only about 6-7 fett tall. This variety can reach 35-40 feet … Continue reading

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Growing Wave Petunias

Want to know more about growing the gorgeous wave petunias you see everywhere during the summer, this is a great place to read all about them. Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Future Tense

It’s still phoneography month, and in today’s challenge I’m hoping you’ll put all of that futuristic camera tech to good use, by thinking about the shape of things to come. As I read the introduction to this prompt I first decided … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Show and Tell

You’ve been asked to do a five-minute presentation to a group of young schoolchildren on the topic of your choice. Describe your presentation.  I love growing flowers and plants. The whole process of either starting something beautiful from a seed … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Orchids I Gave to My Wife

These are pictures of the orchids I gave my wife on Valentine’s Day. I used to give her roses, but their shelf life is so short that they are gone within two weeks. The orchids will continue to bloom if … Continue reading

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Best Annuals for Hanging Baskets

I love flowers. It is a love taught to me by my mother and other members of my family. The vibrant colors just act as some kind of natural stimulant to my brain. When my corporate job was eliminated in … Continue reading

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