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Spring Pruning

I am not the most avid pruner in the world although I realize that plants need to be pruned before they get new growth in the spring. This morning, when I returned from exercising at the Y, I noted that there were … Continue reading

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Bromeliads

If you are lucky enough to have bromeliads in your yard, you are awakening this time of year to a burst of color that is unsurpassed at any other time of the year. Bromeliads bloom in July, but they burst … Continue reading

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The grass I Don’t Have

I enjoy working in my yard. I have spent hours cleaning the leaves from the flower garden in front. I have carefully pruned some of the perennials. I have fertilized when needed. The flowers are doing fine. It’s the grass … Continue reading

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Europe and Asia Bound

On Sunday, April 17th, Dimitris and I will board a Lufthansa plane, heading to Frankfurt, Germany, where we have a layover before flying to Athens, Greece, Dimitris’ hometown. We will be there two days before boarding another plane, an Emirates airliner … Continue reading

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The Beauty of God’s Creation

Every year for many years I have delighted in planting nasturtiums. They are, to me, one of the most beautiful flowers in God’s Creation. They like the fall of the year when the weather begins to cool and some of … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Serial Killer

I love to grow flowers. I even love to grow flowers from seeds. When I was young, Mother would give me a packet of marigold and zinnia seeds, and I would plant them somewhere in the yard and one, two, … Continue reading

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Me, the Serial Killer (revised)

I love to grow flowers. I even love to grow flowers from seeds. When I was young, Mother would give me a packet of marigold and zinnia seeds, and I would plant them somewhere in the yard and one, two, … Continue reading

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