Floristry

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

Floristry

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

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Texas Heat Floral Arrangement

Our first real thunderstorms of the year are happening as I write this post. We are only a few days away from the official start of Spring here in Texas but as is common in the South, we may skip right over Spring and barrel straight into Summer. Today's high was 83 degrees, 61% humidity.… Continue reading Texas Heat Floral Arrangement

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Sunrise Sunset Orange Flowers

I'm not usually one to swoon over orange flowers. We've lived in both Tennessee and Texas the past 10 years and if there's one thing both states know how to do well, it's adorn themselves in orange (if you're unfamiliar with this reference, think university sports). However, orange seems to be popping up everywhere this… Continue reading Sunrise Sunset Orange Flowers

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Feminine Florals

I spent Saturday working on our new community garden plot. Yes, I ran out of planting room at the house. Jack and I hand-tilled a 20x20 area and I ended up spending Saturday evening laying on a heating pad. Yes, I'm 80. I decided I needed to take it a bit easier on myself for… Continue reading Feminine Florals