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Places to Inspire

Places to Inspire

Posted on Jan 28, 2018 | 0 comments

Whatever your daily trek, we all need places to inspire us. Places that ask us to pause, breathe deep, and rediscover our connections. Nature leads me to that place of discovery. And, a direct inspiration for my work. It’s the patterns, patterns of interconnection, that most interest me. Shapes of plant colonies intersecting with others catch my eye....

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Make a ‘Paperwhite’ Narcissus Flowering Winter Centerpiece

Make a ‘Paperwhite’ Narcissus Flowering Winter Centerpiece

Posted on Nov 12, 2016 | 0 comments

Ah, Saturday morning. It’s a frosty start in mid-November and a perfect time to plant ‘Paperwhite’ bulbs for indoor flowering. And, make a fall and later flowering winter centerpiece.  Planted now, they’ll  bloom in late December and perfume your house, too. Last week I popped into my local garden center and bought ten  Narcissus...

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Winter Farmers Market Cheese Quest

Winter Farmers Market Cheese Quest

Posted on Feb 20, 2016 | 0 comments

I’m at Russells Garden Center in Wayland, MA attending the Winters Farmers Market and posting from there.  I decided part of my winter mental survival kit I would seek out a specialty cheese for my omelette each week. I’ve not been disappointed. I sampled many from different venders. But decided that the Wolf Meadow Farm Cacotta Al Tarufo would...

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Marsala Colors my Day

Marsala Colors my Day

Posted on Jan 13, 2015 | 2 comments

Aren’t these peonies luscious? The burgundy wine pink Marsala, Pantone’s 2015 color pick, is embodied in these peony selections. These yummy visions are from “Peony’s Envy” collection. I can envision them growing in my garden and enlivening my vases. I need such feast for the eyes and soul this freezing Mid-January day. The wind chill factor creates...

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