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Mums and Mums at Valley Forge Flowers

I do so love mums and I especially love them in the Fall. Their jewel tone flowers perks up any patio, corner, or indoor countertop. There’s a festive air in the fall when mums are on display. This is what I experienced at Valley Forge Florists when I visited my sister in Philadelphia. A decadent display of mums in fall colors.

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Friday Flowers. Fall in the Garden

Hello and Happy Friday! I know it’s been a while since I shared pics of my garden. Not because its not blooming away, contrary to that its actually looking great. I’ve just been lazy about taking photos and instead been enjoying the nature show. Finally the last couple weeks I decided to take a few luscious pics and so here you go folks, today’s Friday Flowers.

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Friday Flowers. Winter Rose Bouquet

Winter in the garden means lots of pruning around here, of which my roses especially get a good hard prune. But with our temperatures really mild in the 40s, 50s and 60s our roses haven’t slowed down and have plenty of new growth, buds and flowers still abloom. However, these bushes really do need a break before they start their stellar performance in the Spring. And so as I pruned I cut all the blooms and buds for winter garden bouquets to enjoy indoors.

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September in the Garden

Hello and a good Monday to you all! How have you been? I hope you are all staying safe and well. I know I’ve been quiet for a while. I was in a bit of a funk. Between COVID the hot topic on the news daily, not being able to see friends and family, and the wildfires that ravaged our area, my spirits finally went down as I found it hard to stay upbeat and positive.

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Veggie Garden Update August 2020

Hello and happy Friday to you all!  How was your week?  Busy? Are you ready for the weekend? Our week was hot hot hot!  This hot weather  we had for almost 10 days caused so many wildfires that our air quality was one of the worst in the world.  A very heartfelt gratitude to the amazing firefighters who are fighting all the blazes around the Bay Area.

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Friday Flowers. Dahlia Bouquet & the Story of the Dahlia

Hello and a good Friday to you!  How was your week? Are you looking forward to the weekend? We sure are. It’ s going to be a low key weekend for us, but that’s just fine. Gosh we are so getting used to lazing around not doing much, but that’s going to change in a couple of weeks when the twins colleges open.  They are remote learning this semester, we didn’t feel comfortable sending them off to college with so much uncertainly looming ahead.  I get to have my twins at home just a little while longer 😊 💕. Continue reading Friday Flowers. Dahlia Bouquet & the Story of the Dahlia