Category Archives: Gardening

Snapshot Saturday: December 10, 2016 (My Saturday Surprise)

This is a busy weekend for me with lots of great stuff and few margins (I love my margins). I have a college graduation party for my fabulous niece, I’m hosting hub’s birthday bowl-a-thon, I’m teaching Sunday School, my church … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: 11/26/16 Final Blooms

Nashville has had two evenings of below freezing temperatures. That means between now and December 15, rosarians will be winterizing our roses. This is not my favorite task. Last year I felt compelled to winterize all of my babies in … Continue reading

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How Long Will the Blooms Last?

The temperatures are finally cooling off in Nashville. A first frost can’t be far away. I still have some rose blooms. Most of them look sad due to the drought and my inability to be at home during daylight hours … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: 10-29-16

It’s been a week full of good stuff (I taught a two-day intensive Fund Raising Boot Camp for Nashville’s Center for Nonprofit Management) and one big stressor. While driving to a friend’s house Thursday night, I hit a deer. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: 10/22/16

Hubs and I were out of town last weekend and with the days getting shorter, by the time I get home from the office each evening there hasn’t been enough daylight left for me to spend quality time in the … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: It’s Fall, Y’all!

Everyone who knows me knows I love summer blooms. The roses! The zinnias! The cosmos! The Blackeyed Susans! You get the picture. But fall ushers in a different type of gardening and landscaping and I’ve been reveling in it for … Continue reading

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It’s More than Just a Rose

Every Monday morning between my workout and shower, I gather flowers to arrange and place on my desk at the office. Most of the time the arrangement includes several roses. Yesterday I took one single bloom so it could take … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: Monday Edition

Hubs and I plus mom, my sister and sister’s family spent last week in Florida. It was raining when we returned home late Saturday afternoon, so no rose photography for me. Yesterday after church I had to deadhead spent blooms … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: August 13, 2016

I mowed the grass after getting home from work last night. Thanks to my new 15 minute rule, the weeds are in check. Time to play! Here’s what’s blooming at my place.

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Snapshot Saturday: August 6, 2016

I’m pushed for time today so I grabbed the smart phone rather than the Cannon to take these shots.  I have LOTS of gardening tasks I want to complete. First I’m off to mom’s to dig up her daffodil bulbs. … Continue reading

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