From the Garden of Faith, Hope & Love FB page
There is a picture deep in our minds of what a gardener looks like, and the enchanting time they spend enjoying their garden. The image is serene and peaceful. Perhaps something like this one, complete with a graceful young lady gathering roses, clad in . . . → Read More: Gardening Imagined vs. Gardening Reality
I love this quote that Beth Burden sent out to all of the speakers at this year’s Chicago Flower and Garden Show…
IF YOU ARE DELAYED FOR ANY REASON: please call Carol, our on-site seminar manager.
Yep. Me. On-site seminar manager at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show that runs March 9 – 17 at . . . → Read More: Zone 5 – Favorites On The 5th – Speaking At The Chicago Flower And Garden Show
It’s Elementary. Valentine’s Day is not the time to make a Boo Boo Honey. You want your loved one to know they are a Person of Interest to you. Whether you are a Modern Family or among the Young and the Restless, you don’t have to Keep Up With the Kardishians or take a . . . → Read More: Zone 5 – Favorites On The 5th – Don’t Make A Boo Boo Honey For Valentine’s Day
Mike’s snowman pancake is pretty impressive. Now that’s my idea of creativity. Creativity that you can copy for breakfast tomorrow.
Ah, but the creativity that it takes to make a real snowflake; that is creativity on a whole different level. That’s creativity God-style, with a twist. I can just picture him thinking up the . . . → Read More: Zone 5 – Favorites On The 5th – The Not-So-Insignificant Snowflake
Today we celebrate creativity. At least I do. In particular, I celebrate that I’ll be speaking about ‘Creativity in the Garden’ at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show on March 12th. The topic has intrigued me for a long time, and now it will be time for me to do something about it. Something creative. . . . → Read More: Zone 5 – Favorites On The 5th – Creativity in the Garden
I am amazed by fax machines. I know fax machines are old fashioned, but I am still somehow surprised when words automajically jump from one page to another.
I am amazed by how many people have never made a scarecrow. I know scarecrows are old fashioned, but I am still somehow surprised how many people . . . → Read More: How To Make A Scarecrow
We are having a wonderful fun-filled autumn. So much so that I’m a bit behind on getting these Pioneer Day pictures posted. As you may have read in my last posting, I had quite the to-do list this last week. I love crossing things off my to-do list; however, maybe I should just put . . . → Read More: Pioneer Day Scarecrows
I write to you with fingers numb. I think that I might lose a thumb. Chicago’s temperature is 33. Yet I was gardening – crazy me.
The sun was shining. The birds were singing. I was smiling, trimming, digging.
Digging through the shed so deep, my gardening tools buried in the heap. But out they . . . → Read More: Fingers Numb
Photo by Kristen Taylor
Just in time for Valentines Day, Mike found something sweet on the Chicago Botanic Gardens website. It’s a seasonal photo contest . Wow – they’ve been running this for a year and we just saw it now. Well, not exactly ‘now’. Let’s say a few hours ago. Since then I’ve . . . → Read More: Candied Camera – A Sweet Photography Contest