I had an outdoor party; a big party, more like a casual soirée. While it only took a few hours to set up, it was a decade and a half to realize. The outdoors has always been like a home to me; I’ve always held a fascination for it. I’ve never been the kind of […]
Moss dish gardens – Moss and Stone Gardens – Where Moss Rocks!
Posted by HelenYoest on May 18, 2011
I wanted to share with you another blog I’ve been writing for Moss and Stone Gardens I hope you enjoy and bookmark it! As if butter and nutmeg were blended on stone, molded, then spread with lush, emerald green moss, this dish is worthy of a nosh. David Spain’s Mellow Yellow dish came about by […]
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