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Lovely Blush Compote Flowers

I decided this week that gardeners are overall happy & kind people, the people we all should aspire to become. Maybe, I've been lucky to find a few gems, but it seems safe to say that the kind of people who experience unbridled joy from digging in the dirt and genuine excitement each time a… Continue reading Lovely Blush Compote Flowers

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Floral Photography Collection

Texas weather is doing its darndest to defeat me this summer. Despite entering our sixth year living in Austin, I have yet to acclimate to the summer heat, mainly the humidity. Being a West Coast gal, more specifically an Oregonian, my tolerance for humidity is essentially zero despite my love for that beautiful warm sunshine.… Continue reading Floral Photography Collection

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Garden Bridal Bouquet

After a fabulous 2-week vacation in Quebec City and then on to Tennessee to visit friends, I returned to Austin to find my garden a complete disaster. Aside from the ridiculous mess of weeds, we were hit hard with a storm. According to my husband, one of the worst we've had in our 5 years… Continue reading Garden Bridal Bouquet

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Cut Flower Chronicles: May

Our little community garden plot has completely taken off this month. My rows of seedlings have transformed themselves into gorgeous happy blooms and I couldn't be more pleased with our progress. As many of you know, much of my growing has been trial focused to determine what grows well in Texas and who can stand… Continue reading Cut Flower Chronicles: May

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Elegant Easter Flowers

It hasn't felt like Easter here in Austin. Even after not living in Oregon for 10 years, I still expect Easter season to be filled with rain, just buckets of rain. And yet, here we are, one week away from Easter and very little rain these past few weeks. One thing is the same though,… Continue reading Elegant Easter Flowers