Monday, March 26, 2012



Could there possibly be Apricots in our future???

Our daily check of the extended forecast shows some lows in the mid 30's....

oh, Mother Nature...

please keep a hard frost away from our beautiful spring blooms!!!!

Wednesday, March 21, 2012


One more day of Spring...

and one more gift of an amazing first bloom!

Perfectunia Orange... orange Petunia!!

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

First Day Of Spring!!

What a treat on the first day of spring!!  Our first Abutilon Megapotamicum bloom of the season!!

You will want to try this unique sun-loving plant in your container gardens!!

Happy First Day of Spring, everyone!!!!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Harvest Time!!!

The Season's First Harvest!!!

You can preserve your own beautiful branches by cutting them before they fully open...

they will continue to mature during the drying process!!

Other great candidates????

Curly Willow...Red and Yellow Twig Dogwood!!!

Monday, March 12, 2012


We feel it too...but experience has taught us painful lessons we remember!

We're leaving these glorious gardens under cover a bit longer...

and are wisely taking advantage of beautiful weather to get ahead on hardscape maintenance,
tree and shrub trimming!!

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Special Delivery...

A special delivery from a dear friend...
Praying Mantis egg sacks...
complete with newly hatched babies!!!