Category Archives: Winter

It’s starting…

Lets just get the Christmas season off with a bang. First real container of the season. Meant to showcase some different ways to use materials for something we’re putting on for our landscapers next week. It’s also actually pretty light … Continue reading


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Proteaceae for the holidays

I got the opportunity today to buy some things direct from one of our suppliers/floral importers with no further retail mark up. Well, it’s a little ways away from Christmas (or even winter for that matter) but these things are … Continue reading

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Foliage Followup, February 2011

My first Foliage Followup a year after my first Bloom Day. We’ve been having some warmer temperatures (I was outside shooting these in flip-flops and a T-shirt – jumping the gun a little bit but I lived) and I can … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, February 2011

February’s Bloom Day brought to you by the hardworking Gesneriad family, as usual. There are no plants easier to get blooms year round than members of this family. Streptocarpus ‘Bristol’s Jumpin’ Jack’ Aeschynanthus radicans Kohleria ‘Green Goblin’ Saintpaulia ‘Rebel’s Splatter … Continue reading

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Pictures of Cats & a Dog

Took some pictures of the animals yesterday/this morning. And that’s some ice on a Euonymus. We’ve been having a slight warmup the last few days and water has been dripping off the roof and freezing on the Euonymus below, enough … Continue reading

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What’s looking good now

It’s pretty quiet outside, nothing’s going on but it was warm enough today to go out and take some pictures. Here are two plants looking pretty good this winter. Euonymus cv. – probably planted when the house was built 30+ … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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An indoor floral arrangement

My last day of work before Christmas and the greens were on sale priced to clear. I decided I might as well do something for inside, though floral is really not my area at all it is pretty similar to … Continue reading

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More Container Designs, Part 4 of 4

Here’s the last instalment of containers for this season. At first there are some pots I made earlier on when the going was good and customers didn’t have budgets and we still had materials. Until this point I had avoided … Continue reading

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Oncidium Gold Dust again

Oncidium Gold Dust I know I just posted a picture of this one yesterday for Bloom Day but here’s a much much better shot (click through to view larger) of this Oncidium (which also has twice as many flowers open … Continue reading

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