Monthly Archives: August 2019

FLOWER FACT: MILKSHAKE CONEFLOWER

August 16, 2019

Milkshake Coneflower

This fun selection of coneflower resembles a scoop of ice cream on a hot summer day. To learn more about this flower and download it for your desktop, join me on this journey of the discovery and delight of the 400,000+ flowers that petal our world.

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FLOWER QUOTE: ADVICE FROM A SAGUARO

August 12, 2019

Advice from a Saguaro

MY TWO CENTS Advice from a Saguaro Stand tall Reach for the sky Be patient through the dry spells Conserve you resources Think long term Wait for your time to bloom Stay sharp! What great advice from a Saguaro. I love the lessons flowers teach us and this is just another superb example, and one to follow. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Ilan Shamir (born in 1951), whose name literally means...

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IT DIDN’T HAPPEN THIS YEAR

August 04, 2019

It Didn't Happen This Year

It didn’t happen this year, and I’m a little unhappy about it, to say the least. What didn’t happen, you ask..? My cutting garden. It’s hard for me to fathom that I didn’t get one single seed planted. At least there are a few flowers that are blooming this summer, whose seeds have resurfaced from years past and... a whole lot of weeds. With our upcoming renovation of our house starting ...

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FLOWER FACT: VANCOUVER CENTENNIAL STELLAR GERANIUM

August 02, 2019

Vancouver Centennial Novelty Geranium

‘Vancouver Centennial’ was named for the 100th anniversary of Vancouver, B.C. and won the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit. To learn more about this flower and download it for your desktop, join me on this journey of the discovery and delight of the 400,000+ flowers that petal our world.

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