Tag Archives: garden

All About Hydrangeas

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  Hi there! Are you staying cool from the summer heat? It’s hotter than blue blazes (as my mother-in-law would say) here in Louisiana. As for hydrangeas…well with the heat, they struggle this time of year. I have to water them twice a day. They started blooming in early June, and are pretty close to […]

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Lilac Bush GIVEAWAY with NatureHills.com

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Good Monday morning! Did you have lovely weather this weekend? It was beautiful here…and so many flowers are now blooming in our garden! Speaking of gardens… I have a fabulous GIVEAWAY for you today! I’ve teamed up with NatureHills.com to GIVE AWAY one Betsy Ross Lilac bush. “The pure white blooms come on strong and […]

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Spring Home Tour

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Welcome to our Spring Home Tour hosted by Country Living on this beautiful Farmhouse Friday! Welcome to our home! Come on in! I’m honored you are visiting here today… I hope you find some Spring inspiration 🙂  This is my favorite season for refreshing our home,  as the garden comes back to life. You’ll find pops of […]

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Farmhouse Friday February Florals

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Welcome to Farmhouse Friday!  It’s all about decorating with florals this month 🙂 I don’t know about you…but I find these winter months less inspiring,  when I don’t have access to fresh flowers in my garden. So, let me share with you my GO-TO florals for winter 🙂 One of my favorites is dried lavender. […]

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Vintage Vases

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  Do you have a favorite vase…perfect for filling with fresh cut blooms? I don’t really have one favorite. I really love using all sorts of vintage items as vases for flowers around the house. Ironstone pitchers or bowls make pretty vases. Even vintage baskets are a beautiful way to display fresh cut blooms right […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things

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Confession…I have a pillow problem 🙂 The more, the better, right? I’m certain a sofa is more inviting with stacks of throw pillows. Hemp linen and grainsack pillows are quite an addiction for me. Ironstone…well, it just speaks for itself. Beautiful, chippy, and crazed. Too bad I don’t find ironstone easily around here. I’m thankful […]

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More About the Potager

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So, you want to know what’s growing in our Potager? Well, to begin with, lots of herbs. And this Spring, I’m using one of my favorite vintage finds as an herb garden display…a Ferry-Morse Seed cart. It’s a perfect chippy green, with little compartments, just right for holding zinc pots full of herb clippings. In […]

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Hydrangea Love

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Before I plant this hydrangea, I wanted to enjoy it inside for a few days. Aren’t hydrangeas the prettiest flower? My favorite color is purple. Or, maybe it’s white. Well, I guess I like hydrangeas in every color. Have I ever shown you this view from our kitchen? It’s looking into the dining room. You […]

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