Category Archives: blooms

Our Front Gate, Redux

I posted a picture of this pot here just a couple weeks ago. The weeds around this pot were so high, it couldn’t really be seen from the road, so I put the pot up on the post. Much to my parents’ chagrin, I didn’t want the weeds mowed because in the weeds we also […]

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Books and Blooms

I’ve found a sweet old book on flowers online. Kellscraft is one of the prettiest of the online book sites. Those of you who share our love for the craftsman period will find special joys there, but you don’t have to be delighted with the arts and crafts movement (although how could you not?) to […]

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Peony Doll

You take a large, full blossom for the body/skirt. Turn it upside down. Take a bud (peony buds are round like balls) for the head. Set it down right side up on the skirt. If you like, take another smaller blossom and put this on top of the head for a hat, but it’s not […]

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View of Our Front Gate

These two plants are on the left side of our gate as you come in the drive from the road.Picture is taken from the side, and you can see the corn sprouting just beyond our gate. It’s supposed to be ‘knee high by the fourth of July.’ Obviously, we don’t mow much around here, and […]

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Weeds? What Weeds?

This container (and welcome sign) is outside the gate as you enter our drive from the road. Click on the picture to enlarge.In the container- snapdragons, allyssum, marigolds, and a geranium in back that hasn’t grown large enough to see yet. On the welcome sign- a finger print I fear was and is on my […]

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