A Glimpse of Spring

The transition to spring is just around the corner.  Hopefully, the worst of the frigid temperatures, ice, and snow has passed.  Although garden centers look a little desolate right now, in just a couple of weeks their inventory will be restocked with an endless supply of irresistible  spring annuals in a myriad of hues. Already […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

 February is definitely a month where sentiment overtakes us in many lovely ways – from the abundance of seasonal flowers as well as the many Valentine treats to buy or create in our own homes.  Although roses are traditionally associated with Valentine’s Day, there are many other magnificent flowers that are perfect for savoring this […]

Southeast Alabama Camellia Society’s 2014 Camellia Show

The Southeast Alabama Camellia Society’s 5th annual Camellia Show held on Saturday, against the backdrop of a beautiful spring-like day, was indeed the consummate  gardening event.  With well over seven hundred entries from a tri-state area and an attendance that exceeded expectations, the American Camellia Society sanctioned event was quite a success even in spite […]

The Grandeur of Camellias: 5th Annual Camellia Show Satuday, February 8, 2014

The Southeastern area of Alabama  along with surrounding areas in Georgia and the Florida Panhandle are renowned for their show stopping camellias.  And, just to mention, camellias are definitely in my top five favorite  garden flowers. I only wished they bloomed twelve months out of the year, but I’ll settle for late fall to early […]

Celebrating A Year of Blogging…

I have just celebrated my “blogging” anniversary!  Over ninety posts and a year later,  I am thankful for this new adventure.  My two sisters actually came up with the idea of my starting a  floral design inspired blog during Christmas of 2012.  I credit all of my floral design inspiration, love for flowers, and gardening […]