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Ultra Violet is great color choice for gardeners!

Who is Pantone and why do people care when they announce their choice for Color of the Year? The Pantone Color Institute is a global authority that consults with companies on color – the color of their brands, the color of their products and how to use color to influence their customers. Pantone is recognized… Continue reading Ultra Violet is great color choice for gardeners!

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Photos of Spring help Gardeners endure Winter

If you are like me, you begin to feel winter weary as we near the end of January. We are growing tired of cold, dreary days and the thought of suffering through another month (or more) of winter depresses us. We keep our green thumbs busy with some indoor gardening. Seed catalogs, amaryllis and other… Continue reading Photos of Spring help Gardeners endure Winter

Perennials

Columbines may look delicate, but they are tough!

It won’t be long before columbines will be blooming in my garden again. They start to bloom just in time to nourish returning hummingbirds famished from their long journey back to my garden. Botanically named Aquilegia, there is no mistaking columbines. Distinctive, spurred, bell-shaped flowers in a wide range of colors from soft, pleasing pastels… Continue reading Columbines may look delicate, but they are tough!