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Succulents – Living Sculpture

Succulents are easy to grow plants that require little maintenance. Lean (low in nutrients) well draining soil, bright light and minimal water are their basic requirements. There are hundreds of varieties ranging in size, color, texture and shape to meet… Continue Reading Succulents – Living Sculpture

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Cacti and Succulents – Easy Peasy Gardening

Cacti and succulents are the perfect plants for easy to grow indoor or outdoor gardens. Great plants for beginners or experienced gardeners. Thousands of varieties, most with exotic blooms  (click to view slide show) Minimal requirements; sunlight, good drainage and… Continue Reading Cacti and Succulents – Easy Peasy Gardening

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Jimi Hendrix Park- A Park Every Body Can Enjoy!

Seattle and the World Celebrate! June 17, 2017 was the celebration of the opening of the Jimi Hendrix Park in Seattle WA. The park was many years in development and required donations from large organizations as well as thousands of… Continue Reading Jimi Hendrix Park- A Park Every Body Can Enjoy!

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Armchair Garden Tours – Monet’s Garden and Paintings

Monet’s Garden at Giverney, France Photos by Shirley, May 2001   Monet’s Paintings of the Garden

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Raised Beds as Sculpture

On Sunday, July 22, we were invited to a garden tour for the Northwest Horticulture Society (NHS) in Seattle, Washington. We were astonished to find this beautiful raised bed garden that was designed as a living sculpture. The stairs leading… Continue Reading Raised Beds as Sculpture

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