Category Archives: Exposing the roots

Taking Off the Kid-Gloves to Garden with My Kidlet

Every day in the garden with my little man is like a new adventure. What flower will he bend to smell today? How much dirt will he swallow today? Which flower will be pick for me today? Which flowers will … Continue reading

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If I Lived on an Acreage…I’d Plant Sporadic Groupings of Spring-Blooming Bulbs

via Spring-blooming bulbs are perfect for planting with your lawn. Enjoy their flower in the spring, mow them down to grass-level when they’re done! It’s sooo easy! I love how they’ve planted sporadic groupings of bulbs along the flagstone sidewalk in this … Continue reading

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Sometimes…..change is Good

As the season changes…so too does my lifestyle.  I’m moving on and hopefully up. Friday was my last day at TimberPine Nursery.  It was bittersweet. TimberPine was my first real job out of college.  It was where I learned what … Continue reading

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Set it now…Plant it later

Mother Nature tapped me on the shoulder last week to remind me that sweatshirt weather has begun and I’d better get cracking on that mound of weeds in the back corner. Even Riley was tired of looking at it. Fall … Continue reading

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3 Plants Packing a Fall Punch!

If you don’t see the video, please click here Little Henry Sweetspire is hardy to zone 5.  Here in Iowa it will generally have some winter die back needing to be trimmed around first part of May.  This Sweetspire is … Continue reading

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Stopping to Smell the Flowers 09.16.2010

Excerpts from my Google reader~it’s like settling down to read a good book that’s never ending, as I always find something inspiring, thought provoking or just plain funny. I’m loving the way the gal from Frugal Farmhouse Design re-purposed this dresser…with spray … Continue reading

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Stopping to Smell the Flowers 09.09.10

Excerpts from my Google reader~it’s like settling down to read a good book that’s never ending, as I always find something inspiring, thought provoking or just plain funny. Did you know you were suppose to store your outdoor cushions inside during … Continue reading

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Stopping to Smell the Flowers 09.02.2010

Excerpts from my Google reader~it’s like settling down to read a good book that’s never ending, as I always find something inspiring, thought provoking or just plain funny. I’m really eager for fall weather.  I love fall (hate winter).  If you’re … Continue reading

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Stopping to Smell the Flowers 08.26.10

Excerpts from my Google reader~it’s like settling down to read a good book that’s never ending, as I always find something inspiring, thought provoking or just plain funny. Not sure if you’ve got the memo yet….but wallpaper is back in baby! … Continue reading

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Bachman’s Nursery~the Pretties

I recently raved about Bachman’s recent journey into the vintage world.  (what I’d give to live there…in Bachman World)  Here’s a gander into the what makes their garden centers so fun to shop…. I’m currently trying to grow the Ponytail … Continue reading

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