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Farewell Summer Annuals…

I have a hard time saying goodbye to summer…the deep blue skies, bare feet on grass, the abundance of blooming plants… Believe it or not, the plant that I have the hardest time letting go of, isn’t know for its blooms at all. Coleus. If you planted coleus this year, you know how beautiful and… Read more »

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Time to Bring the Houseplants Indoors!

Looks like the weather is taking a turn to much colder temperatures here in Southeastern Connecticut! My policy has always been to pretend that cold weather will never come until it can’t be ignored any longer. It’s called denial. SO, I tend to wait until the last possible moment to bring in my beloved houseplants… Read more »

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Express Your Autumnal Self!

Your home is your happy place, right? Your refuge from the world, the place that you can truly call your own. Making it reflect you and who you are is what makes it yours. Changing things seasonally will not only allow you to express yourself, but it’s also about making you smile whenever you see what… Read more »

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Fall(en) Leaves

Driving to the garden center yesterday morning, my eyes noted the presence of leaves on the roadside of route 82, flying into the air as oncoming cars zipped by. My brain (still sleepy and waiting for the coffee to kick in), sighed ‘fall is here’. Yessss…but not the reason the leaves are falling. Sorry to… Read more »

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Pansies: The Tough Cookies of Spring

If ever there were a pretty little flower that could be considered a ‘tough cookie’ , it would be the pansy. Although these captivating little beauties may look delicate, they are one of the first flowers that can brave our spring time in cold New England. Believe it or not, pansies perform best in cool weather… Read more »