Flower for Girls Night Out (But In)!!!

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Woohoo! Farmer Bryan was going to be away for a week at his annual winter cabin retreat, and I was in the mood to throw a party. So natch, a girls night out plan was hatched, the word was out and a swarm of women were planning to abandon their families, and let loose a little at my house. I … Read More

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Mercury in Retrograde….Is This A Thing?

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What the heck is going on in my flower life? Why am I feeling so disappointed in what I am working on, and working with? I really don’t know, it could be the last dreary days of winter snapping at my heels or it could be something more (or less) sinister. Yup, that is Mercury in retrograde I am talking … Read More

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Orchids Abound at the Smithsonian Gardens & U.S. Botanical Gardens 20th Annual Orchid Show

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You remember what Fruit Loops cereal smells like, right? Who can forget that smell? It’s woven like fiber into the cloth of most of our childhoods. Well, imagine my surprise when viewing and smelling the sights and scents of the Smithsonian Gardens and United States Botanical Gardens amazing Orchid Show that opened on January 25th. Tucked around the corner in … Read More

jbryanOrchids Abound at the Smithsonian Gardens & U.S. Botanical Gardens 20th Annual Orchid Show

Whistle while you work…..

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Here’s a little something to whet your whistle, while we are rebuilding our website…. Props to my son Sam for picking out the nice color combo of blooms at Trader Joe’s with me yesterday. In a deep voice, the giant said….”the red is a strong contrast with the yellow Mom, you should get them”. I said OK to the yellow … Read More

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Pinterest How-to’s: Ombre and Pantone Color of the Year

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So, if you are like a lot of people these days, you are spending some time browsing, pinning and posting on Pinterest. There is so much inspiration on that site that it’s hard to close the window! I could spend my entire day jumping from one interesting pin to another (and sometimes I do!). As I was surfing around Pinterest … Read More

jbryanPinterest How-to’s: Ombre and Pantone Color of the Year