Monthly Archives: May 2015


May 26, 2015

Countess of Wessex Clematis

In 2012, I purchased my first English Garden magazine where I learned about the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show held in London every May. It sounded like every flower and garden lover’s dream to attend, and it became a dream of mine. Somehow the last couple of years have come and gone, and I’ve thought about the show each year but never been able attend. Then this year, ...

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May 19, 2015

Stokes Aster

Unlike most cutting room floors, my Cutting Room Floor is not filled with rejected photos scattered on the ground or of flower stems that have been cut only to be swept up and thrown away. Instead, it's filled with lovely flowers from bud to bloom that are captured in my lens. The weekend addition, the Cutting Room Floor, has developed organically from my signature Wednesday's Flower to expanding ...

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May 12, 2015

Sweet Pea Shrub

Whenever I walk out to our mailbox and look through the many bills and junk mail, coming across a personally addressed envelope brings a smile to my face, as there is something very special about receiving a handwritten note. There’s anticipation as I cut along top edge of the envelope with my Swiss Army knife creating a clean, crisp opening for me to pull out this thoughtful gift. And yes, I do...

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May 05, 2015

Cool Crayon Mix Zinnia

Mother's Day is a day to say thank you and to be appreciative of everything our moms do for us. It gives me a chance to let my mom know how much I appreciate her, her constant belief in me, her encouragement, how she listens to me blabber on, and how she's always there for me. I so admire my mom, as she is a woman who is beautiful both inside and out. As much as Mother's Day is about celebratin...

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