Tag Archives: Poinsettias

Floral Friday

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I love Christmas decorations, and I remember the many, many years when every inch of the house, inside and out, was decorated including several trees. Today, you could say my decoration are somewhat scaled back because everything that comes down … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I love a good barn door, so you can imagine how I smiled when I saw this one. This past fall, a MG friend invited me along as she picked up some plants from a friend. This lady is a … Continue reading

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The first of December means the UNH Poinsettia Open House. Two greenhouses full of beautiful poinsettias with all proceeds going to benefit the Thompson School Greenhouse Facility and Horticulture Program. My gardening pulse quickened just breathing in the warm air … Continue reading

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Cornucopia of things

I have to admit I go through a funk when the gardening season is over. I miss being outdoors every day,  hands in the soil, and seeing bright colors. Next week is the annual poinsettia open house at the UNH … Continue reading

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Tis the season

…The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there… Twenty days until little munchkins all over the world will be jumping from their beds to see if what they have been … Continue reading

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Winter is definitely here, and the pellet stove is roaring. Thanksgiving dinner was delicious, and Christmas is right around the corner. The tree and decorations are up, and I’m really enjoying the lights on these gray, dreary days. There’s definitely … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge

New England definitely has four separate seasons. But, when the challenge came through for seasons, I immediately thought about seasonal flowers. I love spring flowers like Bleeding Hearts, have beds full of Day Lilies, appreciate the beauty of giant Sunflowers, and enjoy Poinsettias … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Through this humble metal door, my friends and I entered the Macfarlane Research Greenhouses on the campus of the University of New Hampshire to experience the 10th annual Poinsettia Trials that started today and runs through Saturday. Visitors are treated to more than … Continue reading

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