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Today
All four of us arrived here on Friday. Among other things today we visited the Griffith observatory. Here's a picture (it was kind of a cloudy and misty day). Griffith Observatory I'll post a few more pictures while we're here, with details to follow after we get back home. [...]
Sun, Dec 21, 2014
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I like days like this – partly because of their rarity – days that are totally free of commitments, sometimes unexpectedly (like when as a teacher the school was shut due to snow) although not so today. Our usual Saturday morning activity is not happening for a couple of weeks [...]
Sat, Dec 20, 2014
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… well, smaller than the big black cube anyway – and certainly a surprise, or at least the contents were. I had been expected a ‘postage only' offer from Thompson and Morgan but not a label-less rose, pruning DVD and plant food, but I guess someone else was. An email [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
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Need an ornamental grass for a shady setting? I have just the plant for you!Northern Sea Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium) is one of those plants that has me asking, "Where have you been all my life?" It's new to my garden, and I wonder why it took me so long to [...]
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
Let's say you've decided you want to plant Bee Balm (Monarda didyma). You go to an online catalog, and there could be dozens of varieties to choose from. How do you know which is best? You can go by the description in the catalog, which may be more or less [...]
Thu, Dec 18, 2014
If choosing what type of tree to go for this year is proving tricky at the moment, even more so are what presents do we give each other for Christmas. On paper and in theory that shouldn't be so difficult but in reality it is. As adults anything that is [...]
Wed, Dec 17, 2014
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Conifers shout “Holidays” to me. Here's the bargain NOID deodore cedar with one of the towering native cedars as a backdrop. Despite its humble beginnings, its performance has been stellar. It has an almost frosted look, so I'm looking forward to the day when I can steal a few branches to bring [...]
Wed, Dec 17, 2014
I was first introduced to the Chinese evergreen about 15 years ago when I first started having my hair styled by Deb. She had an awesome workstation, indirect light that really focused on your hair. But if you cared to look around her station, the overhead window really [...]
Wed, Dec 17, 2014
Fresh handmade wreath, Tuckshop Flowers, Birmingham
A long lapse since my last post - my life seems to have been consumed by round things and Christmas markets! So to give you a peek at what I've been up to, here are a few glimpses to put you in the picture:Making fresh Christmas wreaths for local [...]
Tue, Dec 16, 2014
If you wish, listen to the musicas you scroll through this post:♪♫♩♫Have you ever seen a squirrel eat a popsicle? I did the other day. This little guy picked up a large chunk of snow/ice and proceeded to enjoy a little refreshment.Squirrels are always entertaining, but this particular chunk was [...]
Mon, Dec 15, 2014
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I set out expecting to fill a vase with evergreens, but was surprised to find Viburnum tinus ‘Robustum' sporting buds and even a random opened blossom or three. Often, I will go on a foraging expedition and let the materials I find dictate the container. This time I had this little [...]
Mon, Dec 15, 2014
Time flies so fast, it'll be Christmas in ten days! Each year I tell colleagues at work that we should have our Christmas work party early in the month (which we did) as no matter how much preparation or psyching up one does, it always seems to get manic in [...]
Mon, Dec 15, 2014