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Cymbidium Orchid

Posted by on February 2, 2015


Cymbidium Culture Orchid Cymbidium In a word, Cymbidiums are stunning. With a lushness to remind us of better gardening days ahead and a flower to makes the wait until spring worthwhile. Cymbidiums make the perfect plant. Inside, in the winter, Cymbidiums need moderate to bright light such as morning sun or bright, “dappled” afternoon shade […]

Garden Talent: James McGrath

Posted by on January 30, 2015


Name: James McGrath Age: 38 Occupation: Freelance Gardener and artist Where you went to college: Originally I was drawn to study Fine Arts at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York city and a then a few years later I became a student of the Longwood Gardens Professional Gardener Training Program. What is your […]

#GIVEAWAY — Fiskars PowerGear2 pruners — Celebrating 365 YEARS

Posted by on January 26, 2015

PowerGear2 Pruner

#GIVEAWAY CLOSED Helping Fiskars celebrate their 365th Anniversary!! Imagine that! Founded in 1649 in a small Finnish village, Fiskars has grown over the past 365 years, and now is a leading global supplier in the home, garden, and outdoor product categories. They are famous for the iconic Orange-Handled Scissors. I have a pair of the original […]

Plants With Benefits: Pomegranate Martini

Posted by on January 26, 2015

Pomegranate Martini in Snow 2

Pomegranate is a pretty flower that turns into a beautiful fruit. The fruit is red, festive, and good for you! Excerpt from  Plants with Benefits: Pomegranate is one of the super fruits, contributing to a healthy body and all that that implies. Click to Tweet! I asked my friend, Shawna Coronado, to share one of her many recipes using […]

BOOK REVIEW: Plant Whatever Brings You Joy

Posted by on January 17, 2015

Plant Whatever Brings You Job

Like-minded thinkers tend to gravitate everywhere in life; we have a gift for finding each other in coffee shops, similar markets and meetings, the same concerts or museum exhibits,  and garden and book clubs. During the past eight years, my life experiences have expanded an infinite fold through the internet. One of those wonderful people […]