June 24th, 2012 Rural Society Sale Pics

I just thought I would share some photos from the spring Rural Society Antique Sale.  This is my space that I share with my good friend and designer, Rusty Fletcher, and my sister-in-law, Kristi.  Just a little preview to get people excited for the fall sale, October 5th and 6th.  It will be here before […]

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June 21st, 2012 My Mom’s Garden

I went home on Sunday for a Father’s Day visit and took some photos of my mom’s extensive cottage garden.  The most amazing thing about it is she is in her seventies and takes care of the entire thing herself…planting, weeding and mowing.  Another guest garden tour!      

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June 19th, 2012 Guest Garden Tour

I love to post photos of great gardens belonging to my friends and family.  My cousin, Doug and his wife, Judy have a great garden and house  that have  been a labor of love for over thirty years.   Judy is half Greek and has a wonderful sign hanging at the entrance that says “Kalorama” […]

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June 12th, 2012 Garlic Scapes

Garlic scapes are the curvy flower bud tops of hardneck garlic plants.  I cut my scapes now to encourage larger garlic heads that I will harvest in July.  The scapes have a wonderful light garlic aroma and make a great pesto on their own. They would also be great with a little olive oil and […]

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Garlic scapes fresh from my garden

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June 11th, 2012 Real Gardens Have Weeds

My kitchen garden is doing great, but the battle with the weeds has been never ending.  We have had record heat and just enough rain to create weeds on steroids.  I promised some photos of the garden in progress…..so here they are.  I have a goal this year to keep some vegetables going well into […]

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Part of Charles Dowding's vegetable garden in Somerset

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June 8th, 2012 Kitchen Garden Bounty

My kitchen garden is starting to pay off in production for the table.  I will post photos of the garden tomorrow.

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June 3rd, 2012 Jubilee Sunday

Pomp and ceremony will be taking place all across Great Britain today with parades and parties….I have these vintage British military postcards on my bulletin board, and I thought there was no better time to share them.  I have a passion for old miltary costume and actually have a collection of framed prints in my […]

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June 2nd, 2012 Friday Flowers…Queen’s Jubilee

Since it’s the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee weekend, I thought I would share some photos of London storefronts that have used garden flowers to celebrate their patriotism.  God Save The Queen!!!  

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