touches of green on gray days

February 8, 2012

Typically, I gravitate toward anything and everything BLUE, but with winter in full effect (or, as chilly as it’s going to get here in the southeast), I’ve turned to fresh greens to brighten the cold, gray days of winter.  My luck with houseplants has been 50-50…I have one that has been with me since I…

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paperwhites in bloom…finally!

January 5, 2012

Last month, I posted how to force paperwhites in time for Christmas and I’m so excited that mine are finally in bloom! My first blooms popped out a few days before Christmas and they are still bright white and super fragrant.  A stick of bamboo and jute twine keeps them standing tall and graceful.  Happy…

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